To this day, most wool produced is used for clothing. But it’s also used for so much more. It’s flexibility and durability, combined with its odour and fire-resistant properties, make it suitable for innumerable purposes, both decorative and functional.
Wool’s eco-friendly properties are helping to put wool in the spotlight with wool prices enjoying a 25-year high. New applications are continuously being developed for this sustainable and renewable material.
Here we take a look at some of the many applications of this universal fibre: from the traditional to the quirky, and the mundane to the innovative.