Herdwick #7

$2.29

48 in stock

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Description

Herdwick is a sheep not known for its fleece – this is sturdy stuff.  It makes fantastic tweed and overcoats – Beatrix Potter used her flock’s wool for her suits.  It’s great for rugs, does tend to be kempy.  But has a really lovely gray coloring.  This fleece does have some matting at the butt end but it opens up with little difficulty, especially after a good scour.  The staple length is particularly long, so the butt was not unexpected.   It has light to moderate FM and cleans to  a lovely grey tweed. There is some mating dye left but it will wash out.

Ave staple 5″

Price is per ounce. 4 ounce minimum purchase.

Additional information

Weight 1.5 oz

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