Overview of the most important and most known wool-types


She/it is the most known wool they we knows. There is a fine, middle-coarse and coarse wool. The finest wool gives the Merinoschaf. It is a very high-quality wool. Soft, clinging and cuddly. According to Faserstrucktur, the sheep-wool is used in the most different areas. The fine wool becomes for handicrafts mainly like knits and crochets taken, like for example child-caps, Beanies, baby-matters, scarfs, Pollover and more. One takes coarse wool to the weaving of carpets or other objects.

Angora - wool of the rabbit

The finest wool delivers the Angora-rabbit, whose hair is only combed. On the basis of the fur-density, it has very good warm qualities and is used also in the medical area at the rheumatism-therapy, for example.

Alpaca - wool of the llama (camel-type)

The alpaca-llama is a small camel-type and gives a home in the highland of the Andes. Also here, the wool is only combed. Through the outstanding qualities of the luxury-fiber, body-heat ten can be stored for a very long time times as it is the case with Merinowolle, for example. One also says that is the alpaca-wool for people with a Wollalergie very compatibly.

Mohair - wool of the Angora-goat

The Angora-goat comes originally presumably from the Tibet. The word Mohair comes from the Arabic. The Angora-goat delivers especially soft and shiny wool and is well suitable for coloring. Socks, scarfs, Pollover, jackets and coats, are produced from it, for example.

Cashmere - wool of the cashmere-goat

The Kaschmierziege is a rare goat-type and is named cashmere after the city in India. The wool is fine and noble and is won to the Woollgewinnung from the fine sub-hair. The sub-hair is been combed the goats during the fur-change in the spring like cotton wool and it. The production of the sub-wool of the cashmere-goat is with approximately 300 grams in the year.