The gorgeous characteristics of the Border Leicester wool are some that spinners long for. The wool is long and lustrous with a 38-30 micron count. This fleece falls in well defined locks with curled tips , and usually measures 6-10 inches, with shorter lengths the first year. Border Leicester’s can be sheared once or twice a year depending on the herder. Ewes average 8-12 pounds of grease wool annually. The yield of this fleece is pretty high after scouring at 70%. There are quite a few natural colors of border leicester fleece
Another gorogeous baby!!!
My Friend Kim was kinda enough to bring me a yearling border leicester fleece.
I couldn’t resist this last one.
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