Shetland Fibre Facts
Fleece weight – 0.9-2.3kg
Staple length – Varied, 5-11.5cm in general.
Characteristics – The fleece is dense with locks that are usually wider at the base and pointed. The fibres are nicely crimped.
Natural colours – The widest selection of any breed from dark brown, white, dark and silvery grey.
The Shetland fibre can be hand spun, wet and dry felted, knitted crocheted and woven.