Wool It Be – Part 2

Last week, I told you some of the cool things Uzzi and I learned about wool and sheep. Here are some more things to know.

Wool It Be – Part 1

Yesterday, the little girl lambs came to visit Uzzi and me. They giggled and nudged one another and then Grace, the spokeslamb asked, “You goats look funny. Why don’t you have wool?”

Getting Shorn

Our sheep were supposed to get shorn today, but it rained last night so now they can’t. They’re relieved and upset at the same time. They don’t like to be caught and rolled into all those weird positions, but they say it’s nice to feel the cool breeze on their skins afterward.

Alpaca Fiber Warms Troops

A nonprofit group, The Sock Brigade, collects alpaca socks as gifts for soldiers during the cold season.