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Hair of the Dog


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Does your dog shed with frequency? Find yourself driving to work picking dog hair off your clothes? Spending your weekends chasing dust bunnies? Pat Martinek would love to meet you.

She wants your dog hair – and mine, and more. Martinek spins dog hair into yarns of chiengora, a soft wool perfect for knitting sweaters and other items of clothing. And to answer your question, no: it doesn’t smell!

Stephanie Simon reports from Golden, Colo.