Kent Romney natural white

£2.75

Our Romney takes dye well and clearly and is amenable to almost anything!

  • Origin: England UK
  • Thickness: Each fibre is approx 29 - 37 microns thick
  • Staple length: Each fibre is approx 10cm to 20cm long
  • Characteristics: Soft, long wool, very forgiving
  • Content: 100% natural wool

Uses: Our natural white Kent Romney combed wool top is an excellent spinning wool, takes dye well and clearly, needle felters will love it and can be blended with other fibres. Pretty much amenable to almost anything!

Did you know? Our Romney combed wool top is a particularly good choice for beginners as it is so forgiving and is therefore one of our personal favourites. Also know as Kent Romney or Romney Marsh.

     

    Not sure?

    Why not order a free sample to try at home!

    How much fibre will I need?

    This will depend on not only how finely you spin, but also the size and tension of the final knitted garment. 100g of fibre will make 100g of yarn the length of which will depend on how chunky you spin the yarn. The weights below are a helpful guide but cannot be guaranteed. If you are unsure, buy a little bit more than you think you need (that's what stashes are for!)

    Natural, renewable & biodegradable

    Wool is 100% natural. Every year sheep produce a new fleece making wool a renewable fibre source. At the end of its useful life wool can be returned to the soil where it will quickly decompose. For more information visit the Campaign for Wool.

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