Coopworth fleece has three qualities that many spinners, knitters and crocheters love: a long fber length (which tends to produce a knitted fabric less prone to pilling), a defined crimp (the more crimped or wavy the fibers are, the more elastic the yarn) and a noticeable luster.
This yarn from Spring Fed Farm in Northport, was spun at Aroostook Fiberworks in Ashland, Maine.
All colorways are approximately 200 yds/100 grams except the creamy ecru which is approximately 150 grams. We knit samples at 5.5 to 4.5 sts. per inch on a US #6 to #8 needle.
My aunt knitted me a basic watchmen's cap out of this wool and there were leftovers. I hunt and etc in the woods and have spent time in the rain with this hat…the reason I ordered this wool yarn is because ‘bout two years ago I ordered blaze orange wool yarn from Fiber of Maine..aunt made hat..I spent time in woods with hat..I fell in love with hat and most importantly, its functionality. I couldn’t stop wearing it despite being blaze orange..got tired of the looks. I decided to buy this nice chocolate brown and I’m gonna have my Aunt weave some of the leftover blaze orange into it. Awesome product! I can’t tell you how many times this wool hat has saved my ass. No joke. If you spend time in the woods, hunt, hike, camp, or if you don’t and you wanna wear a layer that makes sense. Buy the yarn.