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Cheviot - Textile Terms Dictionary - All Fiber Arts

Cheviot - Common textile terms and their meaning**

Cheviot -Textile Terms


Cheviot wool is fairly fine and has a nice handle. The fleece has some crimp but isn't well defined in the staple. The fleece is white with little lustre.

Cheviot is a nice wool for the handspinner and makes a lofty woollen yarn, great for knitted items.

Fibre LengthQualityFleece Weight
4 inches48 - 56s2 - 4 kg.
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