How much do YOU know about sheep?
Find out below in this month’s crafty quiz
You know so much about sheep you practically are one!
You are outstanding in your field.
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Booooo! Or should I say Baaaaa!
Time to hit the books and learn more about our sheepy friends.
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#1. In its lifetime, how much wool can a Merino sheep produce?
over 400 lbs
#2. What is Lanolin?
A city in Germany known for an elaborate type of bobble hat
A special oil that sheep produce to ward off moisture
A fabric named after Coco Chanel's favourite cat
A technical term for a 6 week old Merino lamb
#3. Merino Sheep do not have teeth on their upper front jaw. What do they have instead?
hunderds of little beak-like protrusions
a sponge-like organ for absorbing grass juice
a solid, ridged plate of bone
a spinning blade like a lawn mower
#4. A Merino was found in the Australian wilderness in 2021. How much did his fleece weigh?
they didn't get to weigh him - he escaped again
#5. And which one is he?
#6. And which of the following ISN'T the name of a genuine, escaped sheep?
Shuan The Sheep
They're all escaped sheep
#7. What makes Superwash yarn "super"?
it was born on the planet Krypton
it has had its wool "barbs" chemically removed to stop it from felting
it has discovered yoga and just feels great all the time now
that's a very personal question
#8. How can you tell a sheep from a goat?
you have to ask them
the way they "baa-a-a"
goats have horns and sheep don't
sheep tails go down, goat tails go up
goat's cheese is a thing, but sheep cheese isn't.