Ashford Wool Packs - English Leicester - Natural and Rainbow Dyed
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Micron 38-40, Staple length approx. 17.5cm (7ins), washed
A beautiful high lustre wool with a well defined crimp ideal for medium to thick yarns.
Ideas for Use:
- Spinning - Open the fibre out and spin a soft single thread. Ply with a fine cotton, silk or commercial woollen thread to strengthen the yarn for knitting. The fine thread will be almost hidden in the yarn and won't obscure the fabulous colours.
- Weaving - Use the beautiful shiney staples for extra texture in handwoven fabrics. Handknot the staples into beautiful rugs or wall hangings.
- Felting - Use the coloured staples as surface decoration. They look fantastic lightly felted into the surface of a natural colour felt.
*The sheep are well cared for and are not mulesed.