Blue Face Leicester Mixed Wool Combed Top in 8 oz. AR00123BRT.
Blue Face Leicester wool is all the rage in the hand spinning world with many new spinners and seasoned spinners alike enjoying this fleece. This combed top is fantastic. Soft, luxurious and so wonderful between your fingers. It has become popular enough recently that hand spinners refer to it as BFL.
It is an incredibly versatile wool. It is fine enough not to be scratchy and durable enough to wear well. It is shiny so dyes produce shimmering colors. It is moderately feltable. It also blends well with other fibers. It lends a touch of resilience to yarns. Blue Face Leicester holds up well to intense wear. It is also soft enough to be comfortable next to the skin. It makes pleasant, hard-wearing sweaters, as well as woven fabrics for clothing and household use.75/25 blend of the natural white and natural black Blue Face Leicester
The Colors are lightly blended to provide the dyer limitless color possibilities with natural occurring shades. It will over dye fantastic with the different shades giving a depth of color that would be hard to find in an unmixed fiber. Every time I see this fiber it makes me think of twist ice cream cones with all the swirls.
|Fiber Choices||Wool: Bluefaced Leicester|
|Color Family||Black, Brown, Natural/Undyed, White|