Lincoln Longwool Fibre Facts
Fleece weight – Generally 5 –7.3 kg. This is the whole fleece. Yield is 55%-80%.
Staple length – 18 – 38cm, (7-15inches). Average 18-25cm, 7-10inches.
Characteristics – Firm heavy locks usually with spiralled tips and defined crimp. The locks can be used for spinning and felting. The locks are ideal for making dolls hair or adding as a feature on fabric edges or scarves.
Natural colours – White, silvery greys, light through to dark. Black and some shades of brown. The fleece takes colours very well too because of the lustre.
The Lincoln Longwool fibre can be hand spun, wet and dry felted, knitted crocheted and woven.