Through the Looking Glass

Through the Looking Glass

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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 50% Merino, 25% Bamboo, 25% Tussah Silk is so soft and silky, measuring 21 micron, it has a staple length of 3”.  The Bamboo adds an interesting touch as it lightens the over all vividness of the dye giving a pleasing pastel effect.  

Our 75%BFL, 25% Tussah Silk is a treat to spin.  It has an amazing softness and luster you will have to see to believe. Supplied from the United Kingdom it measure 25 micron and has a staple length of 3 inches.

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 100% Falkland measures 26 microns and has a 4-6” staple.  The wool is bred on the Falkland Islands where the stock consists mostly of Corridale, Polwarth, and Dohn Merino, which has been selectively bred to survive the harsh climate of the islands. The upside to the harsh climate is a lack of insects and disease so the wool is chemical free.

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.