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Grey Shetland Tops 100gm

Shetland is a soft traditional British wool that is very easy to blend either with other wool colours or with exotic fibres in a hand carder or drum carder because of its shorter staple length. Grey Shetland wool is ideal for dyeing to produce darker colours.

You will get beautiful mossy greens by over dyeing grey Shetland wool with weld or other yellow natural dyes.

This wool felts quite quickly although not as quickly as Blue-faced Leicester. The felt is soft but with a hairy finish that adds contrast and texture to other wools.

Price

2.35

You can buy these fibres for spinning and dyeing and many more;

Blue Faced Leicester (BFL) Wool Tops:
BFL is a British wool that is highly prized for its similarity to mohair and for its attractive, silky, lustrous yarns. Blue-faced Leicester dyes very well and felts easily and quickly to a smooth, silky finish. This beautiful British fibre comes in natural cream, oatmeal and brown colours.

Shetland Wool Tops:
Shetland is a soft traditional British wool that is very easy to blend either with other wool colours or with exotic fibres in a hand carder or drum carder because of its shorter staple length.

Shetland-Tussah silk 50% Blend:
Feel & see the luxury of silk in this 50% Tussah silk blend with the added warmth & stretch of wool. Blends with less than 50% don’t look like silk. You need at least 50% to both feel and see the silk.

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