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Cotswold sheep


Today, Cotswold wool is especially luxurious when hand-combed using ... It has a Bradford (spinning) count of 36s to 44s, most commonly ...

Cotswold Wool - Cotswold Breeders Association


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 lamb ...

Nistock Farms: Handspinning Fiber and Cotswold Sheep


Handspinning fiber, fleece for handspinning, wool and roving from Cotswold sheep ... First Place Fleece White Long - 2009Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival ... Our Drop Spindle Kit is a fun and easy way to learn how to handspin yarn, it has ...

Handspinning Wool - The Joy of Handspinning


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

Cotswold Sheep: Wool Matters


Cotswold sheep have always been known for their wool The origins of Cotswold sheep have been debated for years, and may never be entirely known for sure.

Karakul lamb: wool too pretty to spin? - The Independent Stitch


Nov 12, 2009 ... In washing and spinning them, I discovered how much the wool within a breed may vary ... as I've explored four different-colored lamb fleeces from Durakai Sheep and Fibre Arts, .... Although I may use the Cotswold instead.

Spinning a Yarn of Your Own - Hobby Farms


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 - Cotswold Sheep — Combed Top Wool, Roving ...


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 ...

The Independent Stitch: Sheep: Cotswold


Knitting, spinning, and other textile crafts, with a lot about wool and sheep and ... Balwen; Cotswold; Lincoln Longwool; Manx Loaghtan; Norfolk Horn; Oxford ...

Meet the Animals | The Natural Fibre Company


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,  ...

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Lamb, Hand spinning Fiber, Border Leicester and Cotswold Sheep ...


Our flock consists of white and colored registered Border Leicester & registered Cotswold sheep. All sheep have been selected for superior fleece (wool), ...

about the Cotswold sheep HERE - Cotswold Woollen Weavers


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 ...

sheep-o-pedia/cotswold - The Spinning Loft


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, ...