Today, Cotswold wool is especially luxurious when hand-combed using ... It has
a Bradford (spinning) count of 36s to 44s, most commonly ...
The Golden Fleece of the Cotswold Sheep. By Richard Martin ... which it accepts
dye made the wool ideal for loose-twist worsted spinning, and weaving into ...
Compiled by Robin Nistock from various sources Cotswold wool has many ... (
Bradford (spinning) count of 36s to 44s, most commonly around 40s). ... The
success of using Cotswolds in crossbreeding programs to improve the resultant
Wool is probably the most popular fiber to spin, largely because of its versatility. It
is also the ... to spin. There are several different breeds of sheep, and each breed
offers a different type of wool. ... Cotswold, Wensleydale, Lincoln Longwool
Nov 12, 2009 ... In washing and spinning them, I discovered how much the wool within a breed
may ... Here's a sample from another lamb, along with the tiny skein I spun—
which is, indeed, lovely. .... Ive got some great gray Cotswold here.
Cotswold The Cotswold is an ancient breed of sheep descended from sheep that
grazed ... In the Middle Ages, Cotswold wool was a major export of England, ...
Feb 18, 2009 ... Learn how to go from "sheep to shawl” by spinning your own yarn. ... breeds in
this category are Romney, the Leicesters, Cotswold and Devon.
Nine Oaks Farm, located in Southwest Michigan, raises Cotswold Sheep, and
makes ... Combed top is used to spin a worsted yarn that gives woven or knitted ...
But weather and sun will bleach black wool, so even black lambs' wool is more
an ... Cotswold is one of the oldest English breeds and is said to have come to
Britain with ... Their wool makes a fine, soft worsted-spun knitting yarn or a strong,
To solve this, they are often crossed with fine-wool breeds to produce lambs ... of
interest among wool crafters, who prize the Cotswold wool for hand-spinning.