48 - 56s quality with a staple length of 7 - 10cm.
By coincidence one of the first recorded flock of Jacobs was in the mid 1700's was in Wentworth at the Big House. Two flocks are recorded here and at Tarporley. They were introduced as a decorative parkland flock by the Fitzwilliam family at Wentworth Woodhouse. We don't have them anymore and their place has been taken by a herd of deer
Origin: throughout England
Wool Type: Soft/ medium
Staple Length: 8-15 cm
Main Uses: The naturally coloured wool is used in a wide variety of textiles, and is very popular with spinners and felters due to its versatility.
Other Facts: closely related to a Middle Eastern breed. The Jacob's coloured fleece ranges from cream and brown through to almost black.