Cheviot is a main British wool breed. The Cheviot originated in the Cheviot Hills, on the border of England and Scotland. The wool top is open without being slippery making it an excellent wool for beginner spinners. The Cheviot is known for it's distinctive Helical crimp - a 3 dimensional structure resembling a spiral that gives the wool resilience and bounce. The micron count is between 27-33. Weight is 4 oz.