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Your Guide to Merino Wool and Yarn

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Your Guide to Merino Wool and Yarn

If you’re moving in knitting circles, one of the most common types of wool people talk about, is Merino. But what exactly is Merino wool and what makes it special?  What is Merino wool? Merino wool refers to the fleece of the Merino breed of sheep as well as the yarn that is spun from it. The Merino sheep Merino sheep, which was originally bred in Spain during the Middle Ages, are bred predominantly for their wool. The Merino must also be shorn at least once a year as their wool doesn’t stop growing and not shearing them can have...

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