The breed originates from Holland, the island of Texel
It produces a good medium length staple of white wool, around 10cm in length. A good average general purpose wool.
Micron count is in the range of 31 to 35. This gives it a good robust handle. It is favoured by spinners for good wearing knitwear.
Needle felters often use this as a core wool for solid bodies or wrapping on wire armatures. It needles well to a firm surface finish.
Wet felted items show a good robust wearing quality. Being in the 30's micron count it takes a bit longer to produce a firm felt
Origin: Island of Texel, Holland
Wool Type: Soft/Medium
Micron range: 31-34.5
Staple Length: 7-14cm
Main Uses: Knitwear and cloth, easy to spin with a good lofty quality to it.
Other Facts : Originally bred for high quality meat.