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wool

(wul),
The hair of the sheep; sometimes, when defatted, used as a surgical dressing.
Synonym(s): lana
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Her fingers, suddenly stopped at their restless work among the wools; her breath quickened perceptibly.
Remorse is the luxury of an honest woman." She caught up her basket of wools, inspired by a new idea.
"No more Maria washa da wools," her story always ended.
The breed was chosen not just for its ease of lambing and high growth rates but also due to its ability to produce finer wool than most UK breeds.
"During the rest of the time, we ensure we feed them well for us to get the 3kg to 5kg wool from each," says John Chelanga, the group's secretary.The group bulks the wool and sells to Stanage Services Limited, a firm based in Nakuru Town which buys, cleans then exports the wool.
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During the visit, the guests met with the directors of Farhad-91 LLC and Drujba LLC, one of the leading wool producers in Azerbaijan.
Shepherds who are daunted by locating customers often scrap their wool instead of selling it; and, even if those producers do go to market, fiber artists may not find the wool.
The Mongolian Wool and Cashmere Association along with Mongolian national enterprises such as Erdenet Carpet LLC, Ulaanbaatar Carpet LLC, Mogul Wool LLC and Sor Cashmere LLC have been working with the aim of combing the overwhelming percentage of wool and increasing production of final products - in other words, covering the full cycle from processing to final product.
Leanne Pullen is one of Scotland's foremost wool handlers and last year joined the British Wool regional committee for the Dumfriesshire area.
Stall holders from all over Yorkshire will be attending with yarns, buttons, toy kits, bags, garments and all things to do with wool craft.
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], October 30 ( ANI ): A recent research, funded by The Woolmark Company, has demonstrated that wearing superfine Merino wool next to the skin is therapeutic for those suffering from eczema.