Part 14: Are people allergic to wool?

Sometimes people wear wool things, and they itch.  This might not be because you are allergic to the actual wool -- and this is a good thing to know, because wool is a very useful fiber, being warm, somewhat water-repellant, lightweight, and it takes colors well.  If you itch when you wear wool next to your skin, these might be some of the reasons:

Wool is great stuff.  If you like the look, but it makes you itchy, figuring out what the true problem is will let you be happier.

Lastly, I've found a lot of good information on fibers via internet searches.  If these pages make you curious for more information, do some websearches!

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