Expand your wool knowledge with an informative book and a wide variety (3.5 lbs. total) of wool top to spin.
Swaledale (Blackfaced Mountain Family) wool is predominantly used in carpet yarns and rug yarns due to its excellent resilience and hardwearing properties.
Southdown (Down Family / Conservation Breed) is a very versatile, medium handling wool ideal for hand-spinning that dyes very well.
Wensleydale (English Longwool Family / Conservation Breed) is the finest of the long wool breeds. It has a long staple length, lots of luster and silkiness.
Shetland (Northern European Short-Tailed Family / Conservation Breed) is smooth and easy to spin and is the wool of Fair Isle Sweaters.
Jacob (Conservation Breed) 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.