Friday, November 11, 2011

Friday Fun Farm Facts

Did you know?

Wool is water repellant. The surface of individual wool fibers are covered with tiny scales, which combined with the natural oils or lanolin produced by glands in the skin, repel liquids. Wool keeps the sheep dry and is used in outer garments to keep us dry.

1 comment:

  1. And if the water (or sweat) finally does soak through (it's not waterPROOF), it still keeps you warm! Hard to find anything better for winter activities.


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