Blue Face Leicester Wool Roving 8 oz AR00007BSF. BFL Roving 8 oz Wool Roving, Blue Face Leicester, Spinning Wool, Combed Wool Top by Alba Ranch, AR00007BSF.
Blue Face Leicester wool is all the rage in the hand spinning world. Many new spinners and seasoned spinners alike enjoy this fleece. It has become popular enough recently that hand spinners refer to it as BFL. The staple length on BFL is usually 3-6 inches. This combed top is mostly in the 4-5 inch range.
- 4-5 inch staple length
- 24-28 micron count
- 56s-60s spinning count
- Natural Ecru White color
- 8 oz Combed Top
- Suitable for Felting and Dyeing
- Suitable for Beginning to Medium Spinners
It is an incredibly versatile wool being fine enough to not be scratchy. It is also durable enough to wear well. It is shiny and dyes produce shimmering colors. It is moderately felt able. It also blends well with other fibers. It lends a touch of resilience to yarn blends. Blue Face Leicester holds up well to intense wear and is also soft enough to be comfortable next to the skin. It makes pleasant, hard-wearing sweaters. It also great for woven fabrics for clothing and household use. Textured Weaving, Felting, Spinning, Dyeing….this wool does it all.
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