White fiber is considered to be the most desirable. This fiber is luxurious being whiter than any other natural fiber.
Sourced from Europe, these rabbits are clipped every three months. The hair of the Angora rabbit is white or colored, also long and soft, with the rabbits being kept commercially for their fur fiber.
Care of this fiber is an issue, as it is known to be the most effective fiber for felting and readily felts with little effort. Therefore, if it is not cared for correctly it may result in felted garments.
Staple length: 2 - 2.5 inches.