Our Exmoor Horn Fleece comes from a small farm just over the border in North Cornwall. The fine staple is approximately 10.5 cm ( 4 inches) and the fleece that is thick and lustrous.
Our Jacob Fleece comes from a farm local to us just over the border in Dutson in Cornwall. The colour combinations of this fleece create some excellent effects for handspinners, great for weaving and for natural felting projects. This fleece has been left in its original mix of whites, browns and blacks. Average staple length is 8cm (3 in.)
Alpaca fleece is the natural fibre harvested from an alpaca. It is light or heavy in weight, depending on how it is spun. It is a soft, durable, luxurious and silky natural fibre. While similar to sheep’s wool, it is warmer, not prickly, and has no lanolin, which makes it hypoallergenic. Alpaca is naturally water-repellent and difficult to ignite. This fleece is approximately 2 inches (5cm) long
Our Suffolk Fleece comes from a farm local to us just over the border in Dutson in Cornwall. It has a fine to medium texture with a spiral crimp and is lofty and spongy. It has a good shape retention with an average staple length of7 cm (3 inches).
Our Black Ryeland Fleece comes from a small holding in Cornwall. The fine staple is approximately 6 cm ( 2 inches) and the fleece that is thick and lustrous. Fleece colours vary from palest silver through many shades of grey to black
This Wensleydae loose fibre is sourced from a small flock of Sheep in Cornwall. Our Wensleydale fleece in 200g is hand sorted with a length of approximately 5" (13 cm) and is excellent for spinning and a wide range of craft activities.
Although there may be some vegetable matter in this fleece it has been picked over and skirted and is ready to be spun raw or washed.
Weight 6 X 100g
At Newmoor barn we only source our sheeps fleece from local small farms which we can visit to ensure the animals are treated with care and respect. All of our fibres are processed entirely by hand.