The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #20378   Message #211668
Posted By: IanC
14-Apr-00 - 11:00 AM
Thread Name: Tarry wool (what is it?)
Subject: RE: Tarry wool
Hi

I think it probably relates to the practice of tarring over cuts when shearing sheep. Clumsy shearers cut the sheep, it has to be tarred and this gets in the wool.

It wouldn't be very good to spin.

Cheers!

IanC