What is Shaniko Wool? It is the first 100% traceable wool in the U.S. They have many practices that ensure the ethical treatment of animals as well as reducing their carbon footprint. The link above provide a wonderful source about this group of farmers. The wool itself is a cross of Merino and Rambouillet. This yarn has excellent loft and is extremely sparkly to give your project an bit of extra glitz and glam!