Norwegian Top
Norwegian Top
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Norwegian Top

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We don't have a specific breed name for this roving, but we feel safe to assume it is wool from one or more of the native Norwegian sheep breeds, which are in the general group of Northern European Short-Tailed Sheep. These breeds are, unsurprisingly, tough as nails -- they have no problem being outdoors all year round, throughout Norway's gentle summers as well as its punishing winters. A snow-covered, rocky field is no match for them, as they are ready to dig through the snow with their hooves, and will happily eat whatever vegetation is available. Like other heritage breeds, those raised along the coast will readily help themselves to kelp and other brackish seaweed to fill up.

We do not have a micron width for the fibres, but in general it is similar in texture and feel to the Icelandic Top, though perhaps a tiny bit more coarse. We have sold out of natural white, but still have the beautiful natural grey available. Each bag contains 100g of wool.