Why are wool products so expensive?

Business Insider creates YouTube videos spotlighting different companies, manufacturers, and makers that allow the rest of the world a peek behind the curtain. Many of these videos relate to wool and wool crafts. They may focus on a heritage craft, spell out why certain wool items cost what they do, or just give us a look at the work it takes to create wool items. 

Many people already know that wool is generally better suited to purpose and longer lasting than petrochemical alternatives. But in many cases, the hands-on craftsmanship also adds to the durability and general quality of the finished items. Learning about these processes help consumers appreciate why wool items are worth the extra expense. 

Grab your wool-craft project of choice and a tasty beverage and enjoy this selection of videos from Business Insider.