Lincoln fleece is in heavy,twisted locks that spiral toward the end. These large sheep produce fleeces weight in in at 12 -20 pounds.
They do produce a more hair-like fleece with a lot of luster. The staple length is usually between 8-15 inches and the micron count is from 33-42 microns.
I would have more fleece to show you in a gorgeous grey but as a newbie starting to process fleeces I ruined it. I washed it, dried it, picked and promptly put in a plastic bag for storage where 6 months later it was felted. I learned to only store wool in plastic for a short period and never to pick it before stor.ing it as it can become compacted from all the other fleeces in the closet. That said here is my new lincoln fleece.
This fiber is silky and smooth with a bit of a prickle and some crunch it can feel like hair smooth until crumpled in the hand then you get the crunchy feel.
It turned out so yummy, I wanted more than an ounce so I could roll in it.
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