Is yarn natural or manmade?
To put it in perspective, Fabric is made from yarns and yarn is made from fibers. Textile fibers are generally classified as natural textile fibers and man-made fibers.
Why is wool a natural fiber?
Natural fibres, such as wool, are totally biodegradable. Wool is made of a natural protein, similar to that found in human hair. When disposed of, wool decomposes in soil in a matter of months to years, releasing valuable nutrients back into the earth, acting like a fertiliser.
Do you need to block acrylic yarn?
First of all, as I said above, acrylic projects need to be blocked. It gives the yarn it’s final finish. In other words, the yarn itself will look much better if it’s blocked.