Corriedale 8 oz of Roving, Beginner Spinning Wool by Alba Ranch. Combed Top, AR00002BSF.
Corriedale Cross Combed Wool Top comes from a Corriedale Sheep that has been crossed with another White Wool Sheep of similar type and wool. Both Sheep have a white ecru color to their Wool. Color is more cream than white. It is a value priced wool. It is great for spinning, felting and dyeing.
29.5 micron count3.5 inch staple lengthSuitable for a beginning spinnerNatural undyed rovingSuitable for dyingSuitable for felting8 oz Well defined CrimpMedium soft woolCommerical Combed TopValue Priced Wool
Corriedale was developed by crossing some Lincoln Long Wool Sheep with perhaps some Leicester and Merinos. This produced Corriedale which is a dual-purpose sheep that would preform well in the intermediate grassland areas of New Zealand and Australia. Corriedale wool is reliable and multipurpose wool fiber. It can be a pleasure to spin, knit, or weave. it is medium-soft. It has a nice long staple with some luster. The Crimp is well-defined. This means it has a lot of loft and elasticity once it has been spun into yarn. It is a resilient fiber with enough character to be interesting. It is a flat tip lock with crimp clearly defined along the full length of the fiber.
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|Fiber Choices||Wool: Corriedale|
|Color Family||Natural/Undyed, White|