I found California Red wool to be fluffy and crispy with a downy texture. It definitely had a prickle as I put it around my neck. I would place this fiber in the 30s micron count. The staple length is usually 3-6 inches which is about what the staple of my roving is.
I love the interesting color variations in the roving. It is a gorgous beigey oatmeal color with hairs of red strewn through. I will not be dyeing this fiber as I want to retain the beautiful colors. Here is my roving:)
Information from the California Red Sheep Registry, Inc.
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