australian merino tops
hand dyed or painted using professional dyes
fibre bases are of various micron counts and processing methods, all are ideal for hand spinning, some are suitable for felting, some are not, please read below
top – fibre is combed to provide spinning fiber in which all the fibers are parallel
optim – processing technology re-engineers wool fibres by stretching to make them softer, stronger and lighter than the untreated wool.
developed in australia by the c.s.i.r.o
the resulting luxurious fibre is glossy, soft, has a drape like silk, is lightweight and non felting.
Combed into top form
superwash – fibre is machine washable, resistant to shrinkage. non felting .
the process was also developed in australia by the c.s.i.r.o.