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soay yarnsSoay sheep are probably the most ancient of sheep that have remained unchanged since the Iron Age. They originated on the Scottish St. Kilda Islands. Soays are so primitive they are classified as a rare and vulnerable breed by the Rare Breeds Survival Trust.

Our Soays have fleece that is dark or blond with a short staple length of approximately two or three inches.

  • Soay yarn (100%) - knit as 4 ply
  • 100g skein - £7.50
  • 50g ball - £4.25
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Soay 4 ply, dark
Soay 4 ply wool, rich brown

jacob yarnsJacob sheep were in existence in Biblical times and take their name from the story of Jacob told in the Old Testament Book of Genesis.

Their fleece is white with black or dark coloured spots and our Jacob fleeces are carefully sorted to give four beautiful natural fleece colours.

  • Jacob yarn - knit as DK (double knitting)
  • 50g ball - £4.85
  • 100g skein - £8.75
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Jacob DK yarn, cream
Jacob DK wool, cream
  Jacob DK yarn, silver grey Jacob DK yarn, grey Jacob DK yarn, dark
  Jacob DK wool, silver grey
Jacob DK wool, mid grey Jacob DK wool, dark

lambswool yarn

Our soft lambs’ wool comes mainly from lambs that we have produced by selective cross-breeding with our Shetland and Jacob sheep. Hence the natural rich chocolate colour of this yarn.

  • Lambswool - knit as 4 ply
  • 100g skein - £6.00
  • 50g ball - £3.50
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Lambswool 4 ply, chocolate
Lambswool 4 ply, chocolate

Our yarns are also suitable for machine knitting and weaving.
Yarns are sold in skeins to keep the price low (skeins are approximately 100g). If you require the 100g skeins balled up, we are pleased to offer this service for an extra 25p per skein.

Prices include VAT. Postage and Packing extra, please enquire.
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