Raw Fleece 1–1.2kg


Pure Manx Loaghtan raw natural fleece.

Pure Manx Loaghtan raw natural fleece.

We do sell unprocessed fleeces, they are clipped at shearing and just wrapped as they are straight from the sheep. Our raw fleeces are approximately 850g – 1.25 kg. Please note that excess postage will be refunded.

Manx Loaghtan wool is much sought after but in short supply as there are less than 7000 sheep in the world. The fleeces are soft, close textured and lustrous, moderately heavily oiled. The staple varies between 70-100mm and when spun produces a naturally warm dark brown colour. It is excellent for hand spinning or felting.

For over 12 years we have been breeding for good wool, the rams chosen each year not only have to have excellent physical Loaghtan characteristics but also first class wool – under the sun-bleached paler outer fleece they have to have an even dark brown with no white “cobwebbing”. As a result we now have a flock producing first class wool. Our commercial (rare breed wool) spinner says it is the best Manx Loaghtan wool he has ever handled in over 40 years. We have won best Manx Loaghtan fleece at the Royal Manx Agricultural show EVERY year since 2006 and best fleece in the whole show 6 times. As you might have guessed we are very proud of our wool! it is the softest Loaghtan wool in a lovely dark brown.

If you have any questions or would like to get in touch (we love you sending pictures of your projects knitted from our wool), email us at [email protected].

Thank you for helping to support a rare breed.
Colour Brown
Weight (grams) 1000

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