# scheep


Sheep shearing Wool is the most commonly used material in weaving handmade rugs. The sheep are sheared twice a year, in spring and at the end of the summer, by an experienced shearer who uses blade shears or machine shears. Most of those people are nomadic herders grazing their enormous flock of sheep. The woolen fleece of those sheep is extremely soft yet durable. The wool is also rich in lanolin, a naturally produced waxy oil which makes its fleece more durable and water-resistant.
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