Micron ~22, Staple length approx. 7.5cm (3ins).
The Merino sheep is found on New Zealand high country sheep stations. Its wool is very soft with a closely spaced crimp. The sheep are well cared for and are not mulesed. Spin a fine woollen yarn using the long draw or a worsted yarn using a short draw. Merino is ideal for super fine knitting, crochet and lacework. Available dyed or natural.