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Cheviot Wool Top

Cheviot Wool Top

Regular price $11.40 CAD
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About the fibre

Staple length 80-100mm. Micron count 30-35.

Medium-coarse to coarse. 

Cheviot is a quintessentially Scottish wool. It is a resilient wool, and and suitable for use as filling. It is one of the whitest of the natural white breeds. It is a resilient wool and not overly crimpy, making it suitable for use as filling.

Cheviot wool is a suitable alternative white for a base for wet felting or needle felting.

About the breed

This breed originated in the Cheviot hills, on the border between England and Scotland. The first mention of the characteristic sheep of the region is from 1370, and they were named "Cheviot" in the late 1700s. Cheviot were the first sheep breed to have an established Flock Book.

Donald Macleod from Stornoway, Scotland, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

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