I was contacted by a spinner that wanted a raw fleece, she wanted to wash and do the whole nine yards. I told her that I washed most of my fleeces before selling but I would go out to the barn and see what I had left.
Well, there is several left but this nice lady had also said that she would like a longer staple. As I went through the fleeces I was mentally doing a check list. Then when I came across Teddy's or sometimes called Therador, I knew that this guy always produced a nice healthy fleece with longer stable, soft handle, and crimp. In fact, Teddy's fleece has always been put back into my own private stash. His mother was Bonnie, a large Oxford that did not have the typical Down wool, her wool had a slight sheen, lots of crimp and a very silky handle. Teddy has a twin sister, Speckles. I kept all of Bonnie's off spring and she has not disappointed me in the least with her off-spring.