The classic Shetland white is made from selected fleeces to ensure the fibre a has consistent feel across the board. It's fine fibre and so well suited to knitted or felted pieces that may be worn against the skin.
10cm(avg) staple length, 30 micron.
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.