Gelfling

Gelfling

  • $20.00


Our Polwarth is 80% Organic Polwarth wool and 20% cultivated silk.  Polwarth was developed in Australia by breeding Merino rams with Lincoln/Merino ewes, with the intent to breed for finer wool.  Range includes Australia, New Zealand, Falklands, and South America.  Characteristics include a staple of 5-7", and a micron count of 22-25.

Our BFL is 100% Blue Faced Leicester, which is a British wool that is imported.  Characteristics include a 4-5" staple and 25-27 micron, but feels much softer.  BFL has a unique luster that leads to vivid dye results.

Our Targhee is 100% and domestically grown and processed.  Developed in Idaho in the mid 1900s, Targhee were bred from ewes of Rambouillet, Corriedale, and Lincoln, with rams of Rambouillet descent.  Characteristics include 3-5" staple and 23-24 micron.

Our Tibetan Yak is 60% Merino, 20% Yak, and 20% Cultivated Silk.  Tibetan Yak is prized for its softness and warmth.  Staple is 2" with micron counts around 19-20.