Do you remember when people were stuck in the Superdome during Hurricane Katrina?
Aside from problems with waste disposal, there were also many people that developed severe psychological problems because too many people were packed in together.
This is one very good example of what shelter means for your survival, right? But this is not enough: clothing and bedding meet the most personal needs for shelter from the climate, so we have to take them into account as well while prepping.
Making your own wool is not only satisfying now, but it will be a valuable skill that you can use to make clothing for your family or for trade if SHTF. In addition to producing yarn for clothes, shearing is also necessary for the health and well-being of the sheep.
The process is time consuming and physically laborious, but it’s not a difficult task to learn. Mastering the spinning wheel will likely be the most challenging part of this task but with a little practice, you’ll get it.