Baby Alpaca/Merino/Silk Roving - 2 oz - Chocolate Brown Stripe

$ 8.50

This "Chocolate Brown Striped" roving is made from the fiber of BLAZE, a young male from our herd. Blaze was named this because of the blaze of white fiber on his face.  He is from one of our favorite herdsires of all time, Multomba (now deceased) and will be a herdsire of his own in the near future.  The pic is from him out on a walk at a PR event.  Fiber on his ear tips just like his dad. 

He has wonderfully soft silky fiber with a nice buttery handle. I then mixed with Merino and Silk to make an even more luscious "want to spin" me blend. This fiber is so light and airy it almost drafts itself. This is pin drafted roving and because of the silk mixed in is more like the best "top" you can find.

The stats:
- 2 oz (in a ball)
- roving
- 65% baby alpaca, 20% Merino wool 15% Cultivated Silk
- Grade 2 (baby grade) micron approx 20-23 microns
- next to skin OH SO soft
- almost no VM, any VM should fall out when spinning
- almost no neps or noils - nice and smooth
- mill processed
- staple length - approx 3 - 3.5 inches

** READY TO SHIP**
LOT 07102014

If you do not know how to spin, but would like some hand spun fiber, convo me for pricing!

If you would like more or less of this color or to mix and match roving colors. . . please convo me for a special custom lot!

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