Can vegans wear wool?

I'm a vegetarian who is looking to make the transition to become a vegan but am not sure whether I can wear wool or not. I live in Australia and have seen sheep being shaved before and it never seemed cruel to me, the sheep NEED to be shaved or they will overheat in the summer and get very sick. They obviously... show more I'm a vegetarian who is looking to make the transition to become a vegan but am not sure whether I can wear wool or not. I live in Australia and have seen sheep being shaved before and it never seemed cruel to me, the sheep NEED to be shaved or they will overheat in the summer and get very sick. They obviously shearers cared about their sheep and weren't cruel. In the winter I get very cold because I have almost no body fat and very low blood pressure and wool keeps me the warmest. So would I still be able to wear wool if I was a vegan if I don't find this practice un-ethical?
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