Dyed Merino (Ashford) - 4oz

Dyed Merino Top from Ashford Wheels & Looms
Micron ~22, Staple length approx. 3"

Merino wool is very soft with a closely spaced crimp.  You can spin a fine woollen yarn using the long draw or a worsted yarn using a short draw. Merino is ideal for super fine knitting, crochet, and lacework. You can even use Merino in your weaving projects as a warp or ply it and use it as a weft.


 

     
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    Amethyst Merino Coral Merino Slate Merino
    Merino 4oz - AmethystMerino 4oz - CoralMerino 4oz - Slate

    C$13.10

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    Bubblegum Merino Chilli Pepper Merino Fluro Blue Merino
    Merino 4oz - BubblegumMerino 4oz - Chilli PepperMerino 4oz - Fluro Blue

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    Fluro Lime Merino Fluro Orange Merino Fluro Pink Merino
    Merino 4oz - Fluro LimeMerino 4oz - Fluro OrangeMerino 4oz - Fluro Pink

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    Fluro Yellow Merino Fog Merino Green Merino
    Merino 4oz - Fluro YellowMerino 4oz - FogMerino 4oz - Green

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    Kiwi Merino Lilac Merino Marshmallow Merino
    Merino 4oz - KiwiMerino 4oz - LilacMerino 4oz - Marshmallow

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    Nutmeg Merino Orange Merino Orchid Merino
    Merino 4oz - NutmegMerino 4oz - OrangeMerino 4oz - Orchid

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    Pumpkin Pie Merino Merino Fibre Packs Tencel and Merino Blend
    Merino 4oz - Pumpkin PieMerino Fibre PacksTencel and Merino Blend

    C$13.10

    C$11.50

    C$17.00

    Natural Dark Merino 4oz - Natural Light Merino 4oz - Natural Medium
    Merino 4oz - Natural DarkMerino 4oz - Natural LightMerino 4oz - Natural Medium

    C$12.00

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    Aubergine Merino Bean Sprout (Lima Bean) Merino Blue Merino
    Merino 4oz - AubergineMerino 4oz - Bean Sprout (Lima Bean)Merino 4oz - Blue

    C$13.10

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    Blueberry Pie (Periwinkle) Merino Butterscotch Merino Candy Floss Merino
    Merino 4oz - Blueberry Pie (Periwinkle)Merino 4oz - ButterscotchMerino 4oz - Candy Floss

    C$13.10

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    Cherry Red Merino Chocolate Brown Merino Cookie (Camel) Merino
    Merino 4oz - Cherry RedMerino 4oz - Chocolate BrownMerino 4oz - Cookie (Camel)

    C$13.10

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    Cupcake Merino Fern Green Merino Grape Jelly (Lilac Haze) Merino
    Merino 4oz - CupcakeMerino 4oz - Fern GreenMerino 4oz - Grape Jelly (Lilac Haze)

    C$13.10

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    Green Tea (Fir) Merino Grey (Smoke) Merino Honey Merino
    Merino 4oz - Green Tea (Fir)Merino 4oz - Grey (Smoke)Merino 4oz - Honey

    C$13.10

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    Ice Blue Merino Indigo Merino Lagoon Merino
    Merino 4oz - Ice BlueMerino 4oz - IndigoMerino 4oz - Lagoon

    C$13.10

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    Lavender (Sweet Pea) Merino Lemon Merino Lime Merino
    Merino 4oz - Lavender (Sweet Pea)Merino 4oz - LemonMerino 4oz - Lime

    C$13.10

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    Liquorice (Black) Merino Magenta Merino Mint Green Merino
    Merino 4oz - Liquorice (Black)Merino 4oz - MagentaMerino 4oz - Mint Green

    C$13.10

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    Olive Merino Pansy Merino Purple Merino
    Merino 4oz - OliveMerino 4oz - PansyMerino 4oz - Purple

    C$13.10

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    Raspberry Merino Scarlet Red Merino Skin (Cherub) Merino
    Merino 4oz - RaspberryMerino 4oz - Scarlet RedMerino 4oz - Blush

    C$13.10

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    Green Tea (Fir) Merino Strawberry Shortcake (Berry) Merino Tangerine Merino
    Merino 4oz - Spearmint (Teal)Merino 4oz - Strawberry Shortcake (Berry)Merino 4oz - Tangerine

    C$13.10

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    Toffee Merino Turquoise Merino Yellow Merino
    Merino 4oz - ToffeeMerino 4oz - TurquoiseMerino 4oz - Yellow

    C$13.10

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    Cheesecake (Marigold) Merino Merino 4oz - Natural White
    Merino 4oz - Cheesecake (Marigold)Merino 4oz - Natural White

    C$13.10

    C$12.00

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    Ashford Merino Top is a 100% New Zealand product with wool from pasture-fed sheep from our high country sheep stations. We know many of the farmers – some of whom have farmed the land for generations. They take great pride in the quality of their wool and the high standard of animal husbandry. The sheep are well cared for and are not mulesed.

    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, biodegradable detergent  . The wool is then dried and dyed. The dyes comply with the strict EU regulations and garments made from the sliver can be certified under the Oeko-Tex Standard 100. This standard is the most widely known standard for certification of ecologically-safe clothing. (Detailed information can be found at www.oekotex.com). The fibre is then gently opened and conditioned. Carding machines align the fibres and remove any foreign matter. It is then gilled and combed.