Corriedale 8 oz of Roving, Beginner Spinning Wool by Alba Ranch. Combed Top, AR00002BSF.
Corriedale Cross Combed Wool Top comes from a Corriedale Sheep that has been crossed with another White Wool Sheep of similar type and wool. Both Sheep have a white ecru color to their Wool. Color is more cream than white. It is a value priced wool. It is great for spinning, felting and dyeing.
- 29.5 micron count
- 3.5 inch staple length
- Suitable for a beginning spinner
- Natural undyed roving
- Suitable for dying and for felting
- 8 oz
- Well defined Crimp
- Medium soft wool
- Commercial Combed Top
Corriedale was developed by crossing some Lincoln Long Wool Sheep with perhaps some Leicester and Merinos. This produced Corriedale which is a dual-purpose sheep that would preform well in the intermediate grassland areas of New Zealand and
Australia. Corriedale wool is reliable and multipurpose wool fiber. It can be a pleasure to spin, knit, or weave. it is medium-soft. It has a nice long staple with some luster. The Crimp is well-defined. This means it has a lot of loft and elasticity once it has been spun into yarn. It is a resilient fiber with enough character to be interesting. It is a flat tip lock with crimp clearly defined along the full length of the fiber.
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