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Paradise Fibers Black Welsh Mountain Top

Paradise Fibers Black Welsh Mountain Top

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Black welsh is a favorite among fiber artists looking for high quality spinning fiber.

The Welsh sheep is the only purely black breed of sheep to be found in the UK. Its fleece is fine enough to be used in specialty products and is long enough to be combed. With it's... Read More

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M
10/23/2019
Mel
United States United States
I recommend this product

Rustic but difficult

I had a really hard time spinning this; there were lots of bits of very sort fibers and it made my yarn break so often. Pretty coarse.

KK
10/10/2019
Kathleen K.
United States United States
I recommend this product

Lovely and easy to spin

This fiber is super easy for beginners. It’s not super soft but has great depth with the white, black, and brown mixture.

Kathleen Kelley-Peterson verified customer review of Paradise Fibers Black Welsh Mountain Top
TZ
01/26/2019
Tracy Z.

Great for my Felting Project

It's a beautiful black and brown color, a little coarse, and worked beautifully for a felting project I had.

C
08/22/2018
Chris
USA

Great Color

This Black Welsh Mountain Top has a lovely blend of black and brown. The roving is a little course but soft to the touch. Fun Stuff!

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03/02/2018
Glena
Spokane, WA

Love this fiber!

While purchasing this fiber I was informed that it is more of an "outer wear" garment. I'mnot so sure about that, it's lovely! That being said, I personally perfer the wool feel to my wool yarn. The Viber spins like a dream. The hand feel is nice, smooth. I am totally in love with the colour. If you get a chance, look up this breed, very, very interesting Thank you PF for bringing new to us fibers to expand our experiences

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Black welsh is a favorite among fiber artists looking for high quality spinning fiber.

The Welsh sheep is the only purely black breed of sheep to be found in the UK. Its fleece is fine enough to be used in specialty products and is long enough to be combed. With it's Dark natural reddish black color and staple length of 3.1-3.9 inches (80-100 mm) and a micron count of 31-35; this fiber is suitable for that natural next to skin wool scratch that some people love or for outerwear. Black Welsh Mountain Sheep fiber is most suitable for making-up into cloth which is durable, light and warm. When used with good quality white wool it blends into attractive checks and patterns. Floor rugs and chair backs are prized in this fiber. This fiber has taken top honors in the mountain and the colored fleece classes at shows.

Perfect for hand spinning, hand felting and many other craft uses.

Microns: 31-35 mic
Fiber Length: 80-100 mm (about 3.1-3.9 inches)
Top/Roving Length: 4 meters per 100 g
Top/Roving Width: 1 inch