BCSBA Coloured Sheep & Fleece Directory N – Z
Newman Della – Spinning Earth Wool
Website address: www.spinningearthwool.co.uk
Sheep: Manx, Dorset Horn, Portland, Wensleydale and crosses
Region: Powys, Wales
Phone: 01591 610340
Services: Hand Spinning
Sells: Prepared fleece or yarn
Tel: 01856 761331
Orkney Boreray is a Community of farmers, crofters, craftspeople and more working together to secure the future of the unique group of registered Boreray sheep now only found in Orkney. We have a high welfare, agroecological ethos and are breeding to retain the full genetic diversity within this group.
Our website address is https://www.orkneyboreray.com/ and information about the range of products and how to buy them is here https://orkneyboreray.com/our-produce
Together we produce mutton (International Slow Food Presidium Award), tanned skins, horn products, raw fleece, spun yarn and woven goods.
Penfold Rare Breeds (Linda Howard)
Tel: 01823 681022
Breeds of sheep kept: Wensleydale (black and white), Whiteface Woodland, Castlemilk Moorit, Balwen, Lincoln Longwool, Jacob, Shetland, Herdwick, Greyface Dartmoor, Hill Radnor, Suffolk, Hebridean plus many more rare breeds, please enquire. Flock prefix: Penfold. For sale/services: Dyed fleece, handspun dyed yarn, finished items for sale. Also, good condition pre-loved hand spinning craft equipment (second hand wheels and looms). Education: Demonstration of spinning at local shows and take items for sale, one to one Beginner spinning Lessons.
Prouse David and Lynn
Tel: 01288 341311
Ashbury Farm, Week St. Mary, Holsworthy. Region: Devon (South-West).
Breeds of sheep kept: Romney (white and coloured) and Roussin. For sale/services: Breeding stock for sale. MV flock and fleeces, Also lambs’ fleeces.
Region: Vale of Glamorgan
Breeds of sheep kept: Coloured Ryeland and Shetland. Winner of the Ryeland Flock Book Society Craft Competition 2023. Skills: Knitting, Crocheting and weaving. For sale: Stock when available, Wool and Wool Products, such as hats, garments etc.
Sheepfold (Alice Underwood)
Website address: www.sheepfold.co.uk
Sheep kept: Manx Loaghtan – Lyvennet Flock. Yarn from native breed wool, spun from fleeces on Cumberland farms, often rare breed, including my own design knitting kits. Also my own books of knitting charts and breed information for sheep and other livestock.
Small Alyson and Richard
Tel: 01743 791476
Website address: www.carrcrosshebrideans.co.uk
Breeds of sheep kept: Purebred pedigree registered Hebridean and Manx Loaghtan. Flock prefix: Carrcross. For sale/services: Breeding stock (lambs and sometimes shearlings) and fleeces. Education: Spinning and Weaving. Talks on Rare Breeds Survival Trust, Grazing Animals Project, Stock Management, Conservation Grazing, Hay Meadow Management.
Strachan Ernie & Joan
Sheep kept: Black Wensleydales, White and Coloured Bowmonts, White and Coloured Wensleydale x Bowmonts. A small number of fleeces and stock are sometimes available. Knitting yarn from our wool called Canach manufactured by Uist Wool for sale on their website shop along with wraps woven from the wool.
Fleeces, Yarns and skins occasionally for sale.
Breeds of sheep kept: Shetland
Trevayne Farm / Monkstone Knitwear
Website addresses: www.trevaynefarm.co.uk
Breeds of sheep kept: Coloured Dorset, Dorsets, Black Welsh Mountain. For sale/services: Livestock, fleece and knitwear. See websites for details.
Woolastons Woolly Wonders (Yvonne Hoskins)
Tel: 01594 529331
Sandiago, Woolaston, Lydney, Gloucestershire.
Breeds of sheep kept: Merino (white and coloured), crossbreeds of Wensleydale, Merino, Corriedale, Cotswold, Polwarth and Shetland. Skills: Spinning, knitting and felting. For sale/services: Occasional livestock. Craft items, fleeces: raw, washed or drum carded available. Education: Spinning demonstrations and wool displays (visitors welcome by arrangement).
Wychwood Spinner (Chris Seers)
Tel: 01993 832423
Sheep breeds kept: Bowmont Merino. For sale/services: We sell our own and other rare breed fleece across the world, encouraging spinners and others to try new fibres. We source rare breed fibres from specialist flocks. We currently have 75 breeds available.