Sheared Alpacas - the long and the short of it …
WOOL - before and after
Hanizu Yunnan, China - Thierry Bornier
Mongolian Yurts - Passed down through the ages, nothing has changed except maybe better shears.
Mongolian Felt Making - shearing, beating the wool down, rolling it behind a horse. They will all stay cozy, comfy, toasty warm in the wool felt covered homes.
Sheep in Northumberland - Pat Bennett
Where There’s a Will, There’s a Spinning Wheel - spinning threads
“An Indian worker spins thread for use in making carpets at a factory on the outskirts of Jammu, India, Friday, March 16, 2012. Carpet weaving is believed to have been brought to India by the Mughal Emperor Akbar in the 16th century. A recent economic survey says the country is losing steam in its traditional area of labour-intensive exports like textiles and carpets. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)”
Noori the Kid Goat
Noori is a cloned pashmina goat, stands inside a sheep breeding center at Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology in Alastang, some 25 kilometers (15 miles) from Srinagar, India, Wednesday, March 14, 2012. Scientists at the university successfully cloned the world’s first pashmina goat, prized for its fine wool, according to news reports. (AP Photo/ Dar Yasin)
Alpaca … before and after the shearing - VladimirD
a little more off around the eyes maybe