Common Misconceptions About Wool, Myth #7: “Wool Attracts Bugs”

Common Misconceptions About Wool, Myth #7: “Wool Attracts Bugs”

Are you worried that buying a wool bed will invite creepy crawling bugs or flying moths into your sleeping sanctuary? Don’t be! Believe it or not, purchasing natural wool bedding for your home will actually deter bugs from entering your room and even provide you with...
Common Misconceptions About Wool, Myth #5: Wool Is Expensive

Common Misconceptions About Wool, Myth #5: Wool Is Expensive

Another common myth about wool that we aim to debunk is its price. So let’s take a look at the question you’re probably asking: Is wool expensive? When comparing thread-to-thread or pound-to-pound, depending on what type or form of textile you’re looking at, wool is...
How is Wool Processed? From Sheep to Sheets: Stage 5

How is Wool Processed? From Sheep to Sheets: Stage 5

At Shepherd’s Dream we work closely with Woolgatherer Carding Mill, located just down the road from us in Montague, California. Woolgatherer supplies all the wool we use to make our natural and organic wool bedding. Over the past several weeks we’ve been exploring how...
How is Wool Processed? From Sheep to Sheets: Stage 4

How is Wool Processed? From Sheep to Sheets: Stage 4

In previous blog posts, we discussed the first few stages of processing wool: Selecting Wool Growers, Shearing, and Skirting, Grading & Baling. This process is overseen by Woolgatherer Carding Mill, located just down the road from us in Montague, California....
How is Wool Processed? From Sheep to Sheets: Stage 3

How is Wool Processed? From Sheep to Sheets: Stage 3

Lately on our blog, we’ve been exploring the process of wool – from the pastures to the finished product – to help you gain a better understanding of the wool we use to make our organic bedding products. Previously we discussed the first stage of wool...

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