Polwarth/ Silk Roving (75/25) | (Combed Top) Hand painted Felting or Spinning Fiber
Polwarth/ Silk Roving (75/25) | (Combed Top) Hand painted Felting or Spinning Fiber

75% Polwarth / 25% Silk (4oz)

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Polwarth Wool / Silk hand painted combed  top - 4 oz.

Colors in this roving include shades of turquoise, violet, pink, salmon pink. and blue

Polwarth wool roving, combined with tussah silk. The silk gives this roving a lovely sheen, and adds strength & softness. An excellent blend for both spinning and felting.

This blend contains:

75% Polwarth Wool
25% Tussah Silk

Polwarth sheep are a cross between the Merino and Lincoln breeds, and are sometimes called Ideals. This wool is the South American variety, which has a slightly shorter staple length than the Australian, but still long at between 4.5 and 5 inches. At 23.5 micron, this gives you a great combination of length and softness.