Spinning/knitting project with Wensleydale X fleece.
History: The Wensleydale Longwool sheep began in the early 19th century in the North Yorkshire area, as a cross between an old-type Teeswater ewe and a new Leicester ram. Fleece Facts: Size: large sheep with mature rams weighing up to 308 lbs (140kg); ewes… Continue Reading “Wool Breed: Wensleydale Longwool”
I attended Black Sheep Gathering in Eugene, Oregon this past June with my friend, Larraine. What an experience. I have heard great things about the wool judging by Judith MacKenzie that she does at this event and I was able to catch a few minutes of… Continue Reading “Wool Breed: Wensleydale – The story of my two pound fleece.”