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Electric Tropics | Teal & Neon Green Hand Dyed BFL and Bio Nylon Wool Top Fibre Blend | 100g

Immerse yourself in the sultry teals and blues of the ocean and the mesmerising UV-reactive pink and green hues of the tropics with this fun Electric Tropics BFL and bio nylon wool top blend. Perfect for spinning sturdy wools, or felting hardwearing projects.

Main info at a glance:

    • Fibre blend: BFL wool and bio-nylon
    • Bio-nylon: same sturdiness as regular nylon, but eco-friendly
    • Hand dyed in teal blue and green, neon green and pink, plus other blues
    • 100g or 3.5oz total approx. weight


Please note: the teals in the photo are slightly greener in real life if you take the main photo as an example.


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Unleash your creativity with this unique, hand-dyed BFL and bio nylon wool top in a mix of sultry teals and neon pinks and greens. Radiating with hand-dyed uniqueness, this one-of-a-kind fibre blend brings a tropical touch to your crafting table.

This sturdy yet soft unique fibre blend is great for spinning resilient yarns, particularly socks, ensuring ultimate comfort when worn. 

BFL and bio nylon also felts beautifully, providing a smooth finish that’s irresistible to touch – or, add some extras to make it textured and add more fun! You are the boss of your creative fibre journey.

This exclusive, one-of-a-kind wool top has been hand dyed by me with utmost love and care, making it a beautiful creative addition to your spinning and felting pursuits. Dive into the vibrant world of fibre crafts with this neon and pastel BFL wool top – with 100 grams of UK-sourced bold and beautiful fibre at your disposal, the possibilities are endless.

About BFL wool and bio-nylon

Blue Faced Leicester (or BFL for short) is an amazing wool for spinning and felting. It’s soft like Merino but it’s shinier because it has a longer staple length. It’s extremely suited for beginner spinners and a joy to use for experienced ones as well. It’s a great fibre for next-to-skin projects.

Bio-nylon is a wonderful replacement for regular nylon. Like the regular artificial fibre, it lends extra strength to the wool (perfect for making yarn suitable for socks or other harder wearing garments) but it doesn’t stay in the world forever. Bio-nylon will act as regular nylon for as long as want it to, but once you feel the fibre has run its course, you can pop it in the composting pile and it’ll start decomposing back into the soil, making it a guilt-free choice for your crafting needs.

Is this fibre a wool top or a roving?

I hope you think this is a good question, because there is definitely a difference between combed wool top and roving. Both expressions are often used to represent the same item, but they are quite different. In fact, I am inserting this explanation here so I can use the expression “wool roving” correctly and still please the search algorithm gods. Sneaky.

Combed wool top such as this are processed in the mill to remove the short fibre staples, and all the longer remaining fibres have been combed to face the same direction.

Wool roving, on the other hand, still retains some shorter fibres and not all face the same direction, so it will have a fuzzier appearance.

Both are fantastic types of fibre processing, they’re just different.

Colour Disclaimer

Teals are notoriously hard to capture accurately on camera, so note that they are a little greener in real life than the main photo suggests. Please also note that my monitor settings may differ from yours.

Additional information

Weight0.100 kg
Fibre Content

BFL and bio-nylon


teal blue, teal green, Blue, Green, Pink, Yellow, Yellow Green


  • Keep wool top/roving or art batts in a dry room away from direct sunlight. Airtight boxes are recommended. Don’t place anything heavy on top of the fibre to avoid squishing it.
    Handle silk hankies with moisturised hands to avoid them sticking to your skin.
  • I recommend adding lavender sachets to the storage container for pest prevention.
  • Hand wash your finished product separately using wool-specific detergents, dry flat. Hand dyed fibres may bleed a little in the first couple of washes.


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International shipping is £6 flat rate.

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Your best crafting is my goal

Your best spinning and felting life is all I’m about. I want you to love and be excited by your fibre projects. I care whether your fab felting idea comes to life. Your spinning needs to be everything you ever dreamed of and I want to help you get there. My fibres, from art batts to silk hankies are all created with your best crafting life in mind.

Hi, I’m Eleanor and I want to be a part of your lovely hand crafting journey.

I’ll do all of this without compromising on quality or my eco values: I source my wool from ethical, local suppliers and I hand dye my fibre using the most planet-friendly techniques at my disposal.

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