Down Wool

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Allso called ‘Hill Wool’. Wool of medium fineness produced by such breeds as the Southdown and the Shropshire. These sheep are distinguised by their fine and curly wool of short staple, which is especially adapted for making loose, rough, moss-like, felted, carded yars for the production of clothing. These wools are lofty and well suited for woolen. Much of the down wool runs 1/4 to 3/8 blood in quality. This can be a great wool for felting

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