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"Old Type" Navajo Wool

$ 18.00

Back in the early 1970's one man saw a dying breed and with it a culture and people. He saw a need that few saw and hence the Navajo Sheep Project a.k.a NSP was formed. Since that time the Navajo Sheep Project, a nonprofit organization, has not only been saving a rare breed, the Navajo Churro, but also a part of history, a culture, a people, and a way of life.

I was lucky enough to find old (new) stock of the "Old Type" Navajo wool at a Trading Post in Arizona.  This beautiful, clean, long haired fiber is the perfect wool for spinning - especially for beginners!

Read more about the Navajo Sheep Program here:

6 oz./1/3 pound per skein

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