What type of wool are there?

Type of wool depends on the measurement of the wool's diameter in microns and also its style.
  • <15.5 - Ultrafine Merino
  • 15.6-18.5 - Superfine Merino
  • 18.6-20 - Fine Merino
  • 20.1-23 - Medium Merino
  • 23< - Strong Merino
  • Comeback: 21-26 microns, white, 90-180 mm long
  • Fine crossbred: 27-31 microns, Corriedales etc.
  • Medium crossbred: 32-35 microns
  • Downs: 23-34 microns, typically lacks luster and brightness. Examples, Aussiedown, Dorset Horn, Suffolk etc.
  • Coarse crossbred: 36> microns
  • Carpet wools: 35-45 microns
Type of wool depends on the measurement of the wool's diameter in microns and also its style.
  • <15.5 - Ultrafine Merino
  • 15.6-18.5 - Superfine Merino
  • 18.6-20 - Fine Merino
  • 20.1-23 - Medium Merino
  • 23< - Strong Merino
  • Comeback: 21-26 microns, white, 90-180 mm long
  • Fine crossbred: 27-31 microns, Corriedales etc.
  • Medium crossbred: 32-35 microns
  • Downs: 23-34 microns, typically lacks luster and brightness. Examples, Aussiedown, Dorset Horn, Suffolk etc.
  • Coarse crossbred: 36> microns
  • Carpet wools: 35-45 microns