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The wonder of wool - an old industry makes a comeback

Knitting - and its products - are firmly back in fashion Photo: ITV News West Country

Now it seems long gone are the days when a home-knitted jumper was a unwanted Christmas present. Sales of wool are up - and the industry has made a comeback.

Sheep (and alpaca!) farmers are getting almost double the amount per metre than years ago.

The animals on this small farm in Somerset are particularly popular for their wool Credit: ITV News West Country

The wool industry is now worth more than £1 billion to the UK economy and knitting is firmly in fashion. David Wood's been finding out what it's so popular.