Black Shetland is suitable for spinners and felters looking for a budget fibre. While not as gentle against the skin as those with a finer micron count, it is stil an excellent wool to be using day-to-day.
Origin: Shetland Islands
Wool Type: Very soft and silky
Micron Range: 30-31 Staple Length: 5-10cm
Main Uses: Used pure by the Shetland Islanders for unique and exclusive garments and accessories, including traditional Fair Isle knitwear and fine shawls; also used in blends to improve the handle and appearance of yarns for clothing.
Other Facts: Its wool comes in a wide variety of shades, 11 main whole colours are recognised. We stock White, Light Grey, Grey , Moorit (brown) and Black.