Black Bluefaced Leicester Combed Wool Top
Just for clarification. . . in the wool industry, a sheep that is not white. . . is black. Black can be brown, grey, charcoal, or even. . . black. Black Bluefaced Leicester is a lovely brown with grey heathered undertones. The sheep is primarily a white breed but carries a black recessive gene.
The Bluefaced Leicester is classified as a longwool breed with a staple length of 3” – 6” and a fiber diameter of 56’s – 60’s count, or 24-28 microns; creating high quality luster yarns with handle and drape.
There is just over two tons available each year. . . worldwide.