Retrosaria Rosa Pomar yarn is made exclusively from Portuguese wool. They create yarn in collaboration with small manufacturers, breeder associations and shepherds. The yarn is minimally processed, they are non superwash, not bleached and have no silicone based softeners. Woolen-spun yarns will contain traces of vegetable matter. In addition, the wool used is animal friendly. Retrosaria Rosa Pomar only uses wool from free range sheep and Mulesing is not practiced in Portugal.