“Research by Textile Materials and Technology at Leeds University has
shown that wool products have the potential for two or more uses or ‘lives’ and a total ‘active life’ of 20-30 years.” Read more IWTO Factsheet: Recycling and Wool
I don’t know how many years Gabe (yep, named it) the Giesswein jacket had before I found him in a local op. shop. But I’m looking forward to the cold weather!
Type ‘wool‘ into Facebook Marketplace and you might be in for a surprise!
My local listings that I’ve got my eye on include:
$48 for a 100% Pure Merino Wool, Country Road throw blanket
$20 for 6 rolls of Jumbuk Bairnsdale Wool Yarn
$80 for 100% Merino wool dress by SABA (worn once RRP $399)
$69 for 70% wool trench, made in Australia
Share your awesome finds! #IWOOLWOOLYOU