2022 Ryeland Fleece from Zorba

Price
£7.50
Description

Ryeland wool is not particularly long in staple, but is a very fine, crimpy wool that spins to a very lightweight yarn. It is good for needle felting (although not so good at wet felting due to its fineness). Zorba has a dense fleece.

ID
#493
Breed
Colour
white
Staple
5-6cm
Weight
1.4kg
Collected
June 2022
Method
Hand Sheared
State
One Piece
Skirted
Yes
Cotting
None
Marks
Some paint / spray marks
Chemicals
Treated 01/04/2022
Condition
Raw
V.M.
There are some bits around the neck and legs, but it is not too bad.
Notes
I have removed all of the muck, it might appear to be quite grey but washes to a lovely bright creamy white.
About the Sheep
Picture of sheep
Name
Zorba
Description
Zorba is a friendly, cheeky ewe. She was so chilled and calm during her first shear. She loves to come for a fuss and and ear scratch.
Breed
Sex
Female
Born
2019
Age
Approx. 3 years old
Price
£7.50