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Sea Smoke Polwarth/Silk DTO

Regular price $32.00 Sale

When cold air moves over warmer waters, wisps of smoke swirl up from the surface of the sea, creating dreamlike seascapes for boats to sail through. 

Dyed to order in 4 ounce quantities.

*Please note that as these fibers are hand-dyed, colors may vary slightly from batch to batch. 

An 80/20 blend of organic Polwarth wool and silk.

Named for a county in southwestern Australia, the Polwarth breed was developed by crossing Merino rams with Merino/Lincoln ewes. This is a fine-wool with a micron count between 23-25 and a staple length of 4-6 inches. This isn't necessarily a "beginner" fiber for spinning; however, it is a great introduction to fine wools as it has a generous staple length. Silk adds a bit of shine and strength.  Given the fineness of the wool, this would wet felt well, too.