DescriptionShetland white - this wool is most distinctive and has a very soft silky feel. Staple lenght is approximately 10cm. 29-31mic.
Shetlands produce numerous shades of wool colours, where natural wools are often used undyed.
Eleven main colours are recognised: light grey, grey, white, emsket (dusky bluish-grey), musket (light greyish-brown), shaela (dark steely-grey), black, fawn, moorit (reddish brown), mioget (honey-toned, yellowish-brown) and dark brown. The wool is fine, soft and silky to the touch with a good, bulky down characteristic.