The Lincoln sheep, sometimes called the Lincoln Longwool, is a breed of sheep from England. The Lincoln sheepis the largest British sheep, developed specifically to produce the heaviest, longest and most lustrous fleece of any breed in the world. Great numbers were exported to many countries to improve the size and wool quality of their native breeds. The versatile fleece is in great demand for spinning, weaving and many other crafts.
It is now one of Britain’s rarer breeds, categorized as “at risk” by the Rare Breeds Survival Trust since there are fewer than 1500 registered breeding females in the United Kingdom.
Staple length: 7 - 15 inches...great to spin bulky yarns. When spun thin perfect for warps