Tag: Wool Breed

Whitefaced Woodland Sheep

Whitefaced Woodland – photo from www.whitefacedwoodland.co.uk   Facts: Fleece Weight: 4.5 – 6.5 pounds (2-3 kg) Staple Length: 3-8 inches (7.5-20.5 cm) Fiber Diameter: 28-38 microns or coarser Natural colors:  white For the dye pot:  it will take colors nicely, except for any kemplike…

Wool Breed: Miniature Harlequin Sheep

I recently received a lovely bit of wool from one of my Instagram spinning mates.  The wool came from Harley, a Harlequin sheep that lives on a small family farm, not too far from her. Harley had quite a bit of chaff in his…

Wool Breed: Corriedale

History:  The Corriedale  comes from the crossing of Lincoln or Leicester rams with Merino females.  It was developed in New Zealand and Australia during the late 1800s’.   Corriedale, now distributed worldwide, is possibly the second most significant breed in the world after Merinos….

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