One of the world's oldest and purest breeds of sheep. Throughout its 1100 years of history, the Icelandic breed has been truly triple-purpose, treasured for its meat, fiber and milk.
The Icelandic Sheep is one of the Northern European short-tailed sheep which display more variety in color and pattern than... Read More
The wool was a great color and i really loved working with it.
I enjoy spinning Icelandic Wool and I love the natural colors. I plan on recreating a sweater I had as a teen that was knit from Icelandic Wool. I loved that sweater....
So lovely to spin. An almost meditative process. Can't wait to ply it and see the yarn.
As I am a spinning newbie, this fiber is a great learning fiber. It has a fairly long staple and spins well. I’m planning on making my first 3-ply yarn with it to knit into a small shawl in the natural black and medium gray. I’ll add a red border.
This wool provides nice texture. It also has a good color range of light and dark greys. A good addition for needle felting and will make a wonderful tweed spun yarn.