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A type of fine loosely twisted wool from Shetland sheep.
- ‘Just as well that Shetland wool is so tough and washes over and over without protest.’
- ‘Remember the Leaf lace shawl that I'd started, in purple Shetland wool?’
- ‘Take that warmth outdoors by donning a Shetland wool hat and heavyweight fleece jacket with faux-shearling cuffs and collar.’
- ‘And it has the appearance of Shetland wool because it is flecked with white yarns.’
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