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.


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