2022- Hamanaka Roving and kits, are now limited in supply. Please check before placing an order. Japan have not been able to export due to a shortage of wool, during covid.
I will be discontinuing this range once sold out.
2021 update: I have imported many shades of Corriedale sliver from New Zealand. Mixed packets will be available soon.
Corriedale wool , is available in 27-30 micron, has a defined, even crimp and is smooth and easy to spin or felt. Ashford Corriedale
After the sheep are shorn, on the farm, the wool is carefully skirted and checked. Only wool that is sound, clean with good fibre length, bulk and colour is selected. It is sent to a boutique New Zealand mill to be dyed, carded and combed.
It is scoured (washed) using an environmentally-friendly,
Merino roving, is available in a 19 micron- which is very fine. When felting with wool, you will need a finer needle. We also sell merino with 30.5 micron. This is very similar to Corriedale.