Category: Wensleydale Longwool

Spinning: Fiber Games

Spinning/knitting project with Wensleydale X fleece.

Wool Breed: Wensleydale Longwool

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”

Wool Breed: Wensleydale – The story of my two pound fleece.

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.”


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