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Natural Wool Roving – South German Merino 420


South German Merino, 25 micron, middle fine.

This European merino does not have the fineness (and price!) of its colleagues from other continents. But this beautiful wool has a lot of “spring” and volume. It is somewhat stiffer and therefore suitable for sturdy felt work such as making bags and rugs and also for chunky knitting and crocheting of plaids and rugs.

Available in packages of 50 gr, 250 gr and kilos or in affordable bumps for heavy users!

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To reduce loss of hair, you must continue to shrink considerably during felting. If you use this wool for XXL knitting, then knit a bit tighter than normal. It is better to use knitting-needles and not to arm knit with this wool. Tip: twist the wool one turn at each stitch. Then you spin the roving lightly and the wool gets more bandage, so that it hairs less.

How long is this roving?

Wool is usually sold per weight. But sometimes you want to know how long the wool roving is. We have calculated the roving length of the different packages below:

  • 50 grams = approx. 2 meters
  • 250 grams = about 10 meters
  • 1 kilo = about 40 meters

Please note that this is an approximation. The length can vary per type of wool, per colour or per production. And the harder you pull, the longer the roving becomes.

Would you want to make sure you get the wool roving in one piece?

We try our best to deliver the roving in one piece. But please count in that even when we try our best we don’ t always succeed. Sometimes we have no choice but to deliver the desired quantity in two or more pieces. If it is very important and you want to make sure you get the wool roving in one piece, please order a bump.

Keep in mind to order enough

A natural product such as wool is not always the same. Every herd, every sheep and every shaving season is different. Therefore, make sure that you order sufficient wool for your project at once. We can not guarantee that you will receive exactly the same wool for the next order.

Walking with wool. Yes, you read that right!

Our South German merino wool is also bought by hikers and pedicures.
They use this in their socks to prevent pressure sores and blisters when they take a long walk. The wool contains lanolin which has a soothing effect.



Color White, Undyed
Composition 100% Wool
Micronage 25
Certification and Standards
Origin Europe
Weight 50 grams, 250 grams, 1 kilogram, > 1 kilogram
Mulesing Free


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