56’s English Breeds Top

56’s English Breeds Top

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This is a blend of wools from various sheep breeds, all from sheep raised and sheared in the UK. What makes this one special? In short, not coming from a single origin makes it is a good value for the fineness of the wool. It a great choice for spinners looking for larger amounts of wool to play with, as well as for felters, especially those needing a light neutral "core" wool for sculptures.

56's refers to the fineness category of the wool, under the English Spinning Count system. We won't go into details here, but 56 is just about the medium of medium wools in the progression. In theory, the fibres are supposed to be around 33 microns in thickness.

Natural white. Each bag contains 100g of fibre.

Source: United Kingdom