(20/80) A new blend of 80% supersoft Blue Faced Leicester (BFL) and 20% tussah silk. The silk adds extra softness and shine to the already luxurious qualities of BFL. Tussah is a wild silk with a beautiful natural honey color. It is lusterless and one of the strongest of the silks. Blue Faced Leicester (BFL) is a fine wool with a long staple and open but well-defined crimp. It is extremely hard wearing and suitable for next-to-skin wear. ½ pound put-up; top (combed); 25–27 wool in microns /silk micron measure unavailable; 4''–6'' (10–15 cm) fiber length (average).