Expand your wool knowledge with an informative book and a wide variety (3.5 lbs. total) of top to spin.
Swaledale wool is predominantly used in carpet yarns and rug yarns due to its excellent resilience and hardwearing properties.
Southdown is a very versatile, medium handling wool ideal for hand-spinning that dyes very well.
Wensleydale is the finest of the long wool breeds. It has a long staple length, lots of luster and silkiness.
Finn will remind you of a soft Merino, but is easier to spin.
Jacob is the classic hand spinners wool. Unlike most other medium wool breeds, quality of the fleece has been a major selection factor in the recent history of the breed.
Texel is suitable for fine carpet yarns, socks and knitwear. Perfect for hand spinning, hand felting and many other craft uses.