A combing of special sorted fleeces, a great select quality. Whenever possible we try to source the best of the breed types to give customers that bit extra, this is one of those.
Wools from the Falkland Islands are always a nice clear white. The sheep are not dipped and are given minimum use of pesticides, so sheep from the islands are always that little bit special.
The Corriedale is an excellent choice if you're looking to spin a yarn for knitwear. The wools we get combed into the tops we have are a little finer than those offered elsewhere, great for knitwear and more robust than Merino.
Corriedale is also popular with 3D needle felters as it has good bulking properties and responds well to needle felting.
Origin: New Zealand
Wool Type: Soft
Micron Range: 25 - 35 microns
Staple Length: 8-15 cm
Main Uses: Wonderfully reliable, soft wool that spins, felts and dyes well. It makes a good alternative to Merino and comes in a number of natural shades.
Other Facts : Originally bred through crossing the Merino with Lincoln Longwool breeds.