A bulky yarn that is soft, light & lofty. Corriedale sheep wool from Canadian producers. Spun from roving into a 2-ply yarn and then kettle dyed by injecting different shades of purple in random sections of the yarn for a light and dark patch effect.
4.2oz (119g); approx. 160yards; approx. 7wpi (bulky).
Corriedale is essentially a merino hybrid sheep. This multi-purpose fiber was a pleasure to spin – reminded me of a fluffier merino fiber (less dense). Characterized as medium soft with long staples. Since it has an even crimp the yarn has a lot of loft and elasticity.