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From the fells to your floor

Here you can see the Herdwick sheep from the Lake District fells being gathered in time for sheering.

Here you can see the Herdwick sheep from the Lake District fells being gathered in time for sheering.

At sheering time I help local farmers with wrapping the fleeces after being shorn which allows me to pick the best fleeces for weaving.

At sheering time I help local farmers with wrapping the fleeces after being shorn which allows me to pick the best fleeces for weaving.

After the fleece is carefully hand washed and naturally dried. I card the wool on my drum carder which aligns the fibres and gives a smooth finish to the products when completed.

After the fleece is carefully hand washed and naturally dried. I card the wool on my drum carder which aligns the fibres and gives a smooth finish to the products when completed.

The wool is then woven onto a peg loom. This is where I create different patterns using different colours and breeds of wool.

The wool is then woven onto a peg loom. This is where I create different patterns using different colours and breeds of wool.