Comparable to cashmere for its warmth and luxurious soft handle, Geelong Lambswool is an elegant, comfortable and practical yarn. Geelong is a type of Merino yarn that comes from the largest of the Merino sheep. Geelong is carded and spun in such a way to create a loftier, bulkier yarn, but which retains a luxurious softness similar to cashmere. specially reared in Geelong, South Australia. The climate there is mild resulting in a soft, quality wool.