Masham is a fine example of a successful crossbreed. A result of breeding either a Teeswater or Wensleydale ram with a Dalesbred or Swaydale Ewe. Over 100 years ago in the northern hills of England the idea for this crossbreed began with the goal of creating a heartier and healthier breed. The result is Lustrous fiber with a superb staple length of 6-15 inches. A great fiber for new spinners, like wensleydale this wool is best spun with only a slight twist as too much will result in a very coarse yarn.
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