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Lincoln - Common textile terms and their meaning**

Lincoln - Textile Terms


Lincoln sheep are quite large with long, wavy wool. Lincoln sheep are thought to be the parent of all longwool breeds in England.

Lincoln fleece has high tensile strength, softness and good lustre making it a good choice for knitting, blending with mohair or making carpets.

Fibre LengthQualityFleece Weight
7 - 14 inches36 - 40s6 - 12 kg.
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