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Blue Faced Leicester-Textile Terms Dictionary - All Fiber Arts

Blue Faced Leicester - Common textile terms and their meaning**

Textile Terms

Definition:
Bluefaced Leicester was derived from English Border Leicester. The fleece is a lustre longwool, used for woven furnishing fabrics. It also makes a nice handspun yarn for knitters.

Fibre LengthQualityFleece Weight
8 - 15 cm56 - 60s1 - 2kg
A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, X, Y, Z

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