This Perrendale wool is specially selected for us from the Falkland Islands. The breed was introduced there during the 1970s, to see if the sheep were able to withstand the cold and windy conditions. It proved a little too chilly for them to be farmed in large numbers, but a few small flocks still exit on the Eastern islands.
Perrendale has a medium staple and rates slightly softer than many British breeds. When spun it tends to be a little bulkier, so is well suited for winter knitwear projects