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Portland Wool yarn
Portland Wool yarn
Portland Wool yarn
Portland Wool yarn
Portland Wool yarn
Portland Wool yarn
Portland Wool yarn
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Portland Wool yarn

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Mill-spun Portland wool yarn in DK and Aran weights.

DK is a 2 ply yarn around 220m per 100g, and Aran is a 3 ply yarn around 150m per 100g.

Rare breed, small flock yarn from a smallholder near our farm. 

Saved from the compost heap, sent to Rampisham Hill Mill in Dorset for washing, carding and spinning.

Portland is a warm soft fleece with a lovely cream colour and suitable for dyeing. As a rare breed it is important to promote their fleeces for crafting as a way to encourage breeding and care of these beautiful animals.

You are supporting the ongoing survival of a beautiful Dorset rare breed sheep, raised in Somerset and spun in Dorset. A truly small scale, rare breed, ethical, low mileage, sustainable yarn. 

100% natural plastic-free yarn with a soft shade of warm white. It accepts natural dyes easily. Skeins are packaged with a 100% recycled label and recycled tape, and posted in recycled mailers.

Please note this is not blade shorn, but next year's batch will hopefully be.

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