Unlike before where proper decorum was so strict, modern folks today can associate woolen garments or shall I say lamb clothing with informal line of fashion statement and become customary and accepted in any event or official setting. Because there was a point in history that wool was at its lowest production, now is the perfect time for its comeback. Before, lamb clothing was associated with “oldness”. Usually we only see timeworn people wear it for it belongs in the past, old school style. But now lamb clothing have undergone an image make-over in a variety of styles, colours and purpose. Now you can have wool sweaters paired with jeans and be agreed as a smart wear. Some might say the price and cost of wool sweaters is the reason why it hasn’t been as popular but nowadays there is a movement that makes effort to push wool manufacturing back to business as an eco friendly product. Wool has a natural quality that provides comfort, convenience and safety to its wearer. Firstly wool fiber is a good insulator and has the ability to shed water, thus it is capable of maintaining warmth even under a drizzle of rain or snow. It is easy to clean and maintain wool because it does not collect much static and static attracts dirt, lint, dust and sand. Wool fiber is very easy to sew and is a fire retardant thus you may use it to extinguish small flames or use it to cover you up during fire emergencies when going to a safe exit. Wool fiber is very durable and if properly cared for, it can last a very long time. With these qualities of wool, it may create more fashion disciples of lamb clothing.
Wool is made through 7 major processes. The 7 processes are Shearing, grading and sorting, cleaning and scouring, carding, spinning, weaving and finishing. Producing the wool is the first step in making wool fabric. But before that, you must have a wool sheep because wool sheep is markedly unlike from meat sheep. Wool sheep are bred mainly to produce a good value, easy spun coat. There are also different kinds of sheep being breed for different wool qualities. Typically, merino wools are the softest. The wool is cut and trimmed off the sheep to produce a fleece during the shearing process. Then the wool is prepared for spinning before it is made into fabric. It must be washed properly in order to remove dirt, sand, grease and dried sweat. The clean wool is then brushed so that its fibers will lay side by side in long ropelike strands called roving or flat, broad batts. After this, the carded wool is spun into long strands of thread where finer threads make finer wool fabric. Through a lot of spinning and a lot of weaving, wool fabric is then created. It is at this moment that wool fiber is ready for dyeing. Mostly factories begin the wool fiber dyeing with bleach. It removes the natural color in the wool making it easier to predict dye results.
In the coming trend of fashion and the idea that fashion is ever evolving, people choose their clothing line as to convenience and how practical the wear is to their needs. I think lamb clothing is very typical in cold climates because as what I have said it has natural qualities that totally adapt to the needs of the wearer during the biting cold. Also, lamb clothing is used in some warmer areas due to its insulating properties; it keeps you in a comfortable temperature.