Lincoln Wool Top

Lincoln Wool Top

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Lincoln sheep, though now considered rare, have been bred in England since the 13th century, and are known for their lustrous locks of long-stapled wool. (Side note: they are also very well-tempered, and may greet you like a big dog, licking your hand and wagging their tail -- they are almost unbearably charming.)

Their wool is undeniably hardy, despite the characteristic sheen, and is primarily used in commercial markets for spinning carpet yarns. With a staple length of about 15-30cm and a micron width of 35-38, we think this wool is excellent for making yarns to weave blankets with, or to knit into rustic outer-layer sweaters and jackets.

Natural white. Sold in two 100 gram bag.

 

Origin: United Kingdom