Devon fibres are long (20.5 - 30.5 cm/8 - 12 inches), sleek and strong. It has heft, drape and loves the spotlight.
Dyeing it produces clear bright colours as the fibre has a natural lustre.
You'll need to keep your hands further apart when drafting. It's great as weaving warp as it is a sturdy wool.
Devon is great for making items that will get a lot of wear including rugs and tapestries.