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Old 02-15-2013, 01:26 PM   #1
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Knitting Article on BBC News Website today
BBC News Knitting Article

I thought this statement towards the end of the piece was most interesting:

"But wool accounts for 80% of the cost of shepherding and although the money earned by selling wool was once sufficient to pay for the feed of the sheep, the amount they now receive for wool does not even cover the cost of shearing."
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