Shetland – Moorit Brown (Top)
Shetland – Moorit Brown (Top)
Classification: DOWN-TYPE WOOL Very clean combed top with next to no veg. Moorit is one of the official colour classes for Shetland sheep. The colour is a blend of medium-brown sprinkled with soft grey which sort of softens the overall effect. Micron count is 24 to 29 microns with a staple of around 3 inches and a medium-soft feel. This is a very old breed used in everything from traditional Shetland lace to rugged tweed fabrics and midrange to rugged outerwear knitted garments. Felting properties are moderate. From Ashland Bay. PRODUCT of GREAT BRITAIN
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Shetland – White (Top)
Shetland – White (Top)
Classification: DOWN-TYPE WOOL Very clean combed top with next to no veg. The colour is creamy white. This is a very old breed used in everything from traditional Shetland lace to rugged tweed fabrics and midrange to rugged outerwear knitted garments. It technically has a double coat but they are nearly always carded together. Micron count is in the range of 25 to 26, with a staple length in the 3 to 4 inch range. Felting properties are moderate. From the Shetland Islands. PRODUCT of GREAT BRITAIN
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targhee @ the fibre garden
Targhee (Top)
Classification: FINEWOOL Combed top, nice and clean with next to no debris. The colour is a bright ivory-white. Targhee is a very bouncy fibre that can be spun woolen or worsted. The staple is longer than Merino and therefore it's easier to spin. This breed is well-suited to next-to-skin garments, outerwear or anything else. An American breed that needs more consideration now that it is more widely available. From Ashland Bay. Micron count is in the range of 23 to 23.5, with a staple length around 4 to 5 inches. Felting properties are high. PRODUCT of USA
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Welsh – Dark Brown (Top)
Welsh – Dark Brown (Top)
Classification: DOWN-TYPE WOOL Combed top with a very minor amount of veg. The colour is deep brown-black, liberally sprinkled with ash-grey hairs. This is Welsh Mountain, a lofty fibre that makes terrific tweed fabrics, blankets and rugged outerwear. Micron count is in the range of 32 to 40, with a staple length from 2 to 6 inches. We can't locate any information in regards to felting properties. PRODUCT of UNITED KINGDOM
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Welsh – White (Top)
Welsh – White (Top)
Classification: DOWN-TYPE WOOL Combed top with a very minor amount of veg. The colour is ivory-white, liberally sprinkled with pure-white hairs and the odd light-brown as well. This is Welsh Mountain, a lofty fibre that makes terrific tweed fabrics, blankets and rugged outerwear. Micron count is in the range of 32 to 40, with a staple length from 2 to 6 inches. We can't locate any information in regards to felting properties. PRODUCT of UNITED KINGDOM
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