Corriedale Wool Top
Corriedale Wool Top
Corriedale Wool Top
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Corriedale Wool Top

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In New Zealand and Australia, from about 1870 to about 1910, farmers worked to develop a sheep breed that would produce a long staple wool, could thrive in low-rainfall conditions, and would also be economically viable as a meat sheep. Their result was the Corriedale, a large, docile, hornless sheep who was essentially a cross between Merino (the softest sheep), with Lincoln (who grow glossy, long wool).

Corriedale fibres are usually between 25-30 microns wide, and have a staple length of between 9-15cm.
Available in natural colours -- we are currently sold out of white and grey, but still have brown.

Each bag contains 100g of wool.

Origin: United Kingdom