- a soft woolen yarn for embroidery or knitting.
Origin of Berlin wool
1840–50; after Berlin, Germany, where such wools were orig. dyed
Also called berlin.
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Nothing was too sacred for the Berlin-wool worker to lay hands upon.Chats on Old Lace and Needlework</p>
Emily Leigh Lowes
And that Berlin-wool cushion … yes, the little dog with the cherries looked quite real….Vanitas</p>
Berlin-wool work and Brabazon Lodge had tried her somewhat and—she wanted Griffith.Vagabondia
Frances Hodgson Burnett