Tis’ the season for shearing sheep. Here are a couple of options if you’re interested in processing your own.
SHEEP FLEECES FOR SALE
We have unwashed white sheep fleeces for sale from our farm in Co.Kildare.
- Suitable for spinning, felting or other wool crafts.
- Staple length 3-4 inches.
- From Texel cross, Suffolk and Cheviot ewes.
- 4 euros per kg – average fleece is 2.5kg.
- Hand picked over for vegetable matter and dung.
Contact Brid og on(045) 841912 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Fionntan Gogarty of Sea,Sky,Shore Gallery Westport has a small flock of Soay, Jacob and Friesian sheep and is offering their fleeces for FREE when the sheep are shorn in a few days time, if anyone is interested please make contact with him by email ……. email@example.com or call him 098 2712
Let us know how the fleeces work for felting! We’d love pictures for the magazine.