WOOL SILK COTTON AND LINEN
WOOLS are of various kinds:—
Highland, Welsh and Irish wools are from small sheep, not far removed from the wild state, with irregular short stapled fleeces.
Forest or Mountain sheep (Herdwick, Exmoor, Cheviot, Blackfaced, Limestone) have better wool, especially the Cheviot, which is very thick and good for milling.
Ancient Upland, such as South Down, are smaller sheep than the last named, but the wool is... more...