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Breed Information Sources

Links for yarn in the British Yarn Selection Box DK No.1

Romney from Westfiield Farm

Bluefaced Leicester from West Yorkshire Spinners

Dorset Horn from World of Wool

Teeswater from World of Wool

Wensleydale from World of Wool

North Country Cheviot from West Highland Wool

Jacob from West Yorkshire Spinners

Whitefaced Woodland from World of Wool

Hebridean from Crowkeld Farm


Links for yarn in the British Yarn Selection Box DK No.2

Portland from Farnell Farm

Kerry Hill and Ryeland from Farmer Dixon

Llanwenog from Henfryn Farm

Boreray from Godshill Park Farm

Manx Loaghtan from Manx Loaghtan Produce

Herwick from Crookabeck Farm

Dorset Down from Tamarisk Farm

Breed Information

Romney – Romney Sheep Breeders Association

Bluefaced Leicester – Bluefaced Leicesters Sheep Breeders Association

Dorset Horn – Dorset Horn and Poll Dorset Sheep Breeders Association

Teeswater – Teeswater Sheep Breeders Association

Wensleydale – Wensleydale Longwool Sheep Breeders Association

North Country Cheviot – North Country Cheviot Sheep Society

Jacob – The Jacob Sheep Society

Whitefaced Woodland – Whitefaced Woodland Sheep Society

Hebridean – The Hebridean Sheep Society

Other Useful Sites

Rare Breeds Survival Trust – Working to ensure the continuation of native British sheep and other native animals

Wool Sack – From its own description: “An expanded ‘reference library’ listing and linking to everything and anything to do with British wool and British wool products from raw fleeces through to finished items & fashion garments, from local events to permanent exhibitions.”

Useful Books

The Fleece and Fiber Sourcebook by Deborah Robson and Carol Ekarius

The Field Guide to Fleece by Deborah Robson and Carol Ekarius