Dorset horn natural white
This rare breed sheep has dense locks and a strong but irregular crimp and is great for spinning and dyeing!
This is 100% natural Dorset Horn combed wool top in natural white. Dorset Horn is a rare breed sheep with dense locks and a strong but irregular crimp in the fibres. This is a versatile, moderate wool, great for spinning and dyeing. Fibre diameters 26 to 33 microns, staple lengths 6 to 13 cm.
What can I use it for?
Spins really nicely both on a drop spindle and on a wheel, takes acid milling dyes really well with bright clear results but is reluctant to felt.
How much fibre will I need?
This will depend on how finely you spin plus the size and tension of the final knitted garment. The weights below are a helpful guide but cannot be guaranteed. If you are unsure, always buy a little bit more than you think you'll need (that's what stashes are for!)
You can order a FREE SAMPLE of this item to try, feel and colour match at home! Please note: we allow a maximum of 8 samples in total per order and post & packing will still apply.
Natural & biodegradable
Wool is 100% natural. Every year sheep produce a new fleece making it a renewable fibre source. At the end of its useful life it can be returned to the soil where it will decompose.
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