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Angora Rabbit Wool

The hair of the Angora rabbit is typically allowed to grow three or more inches long before it is clipped, sheared, or plucked. These hair removal processes generally cause no harm to the animals and are carried out four times each year. The total annual yield for a single Angora rabbit ranges from 7 to 14 ounces, which may be spun into enough yarn to construct one small garment, such as a short-sleeved sweater. Items composed of Angora rabbit wool are usually of high quality and tend to have a very nice feel against the skin. Indeed, many people who find garments made of sheep’s wool scratchy and uncomfortable find Angora wool to be a surprisingly cozy alternative.

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