Lincolns are the largest and oldest of the British longwool breeds. Lincoln wool was exported from England since the 16th century and used for carpet, rug making, and wall hangings. Status of endangerment is the "watch" category by the American Livestock Breeds Conservancy
Fleece Characteristics: dense, strong, heavy, long braid-like locks
Staple length: 8" - 15"
Fleece weight: 12 - 20 lb
Bradford Count: 36 - 44
Micron Measurement: 41-45
Uses weaving: rug making, weft, doll hair, wigs, lace, embroidery, socks, outer garments, blend with finer wool for added strength.