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read about the characteristics of different breeds and types of wool and

harvesting wool

we hand select only good quality fleece direct from small farms within the Chesapeake Fibershed

Kathy Reed, Solitude Wool partner is skirting Dorset fleece at a farm in the Shenandoah Valley

custom spun

yarn designed to utilize the qualities
of that breed’s wool
and spun at a US mill with the right
skills & equipment to make it

wool being processed at Battenkill Fiber Mill in New York

hand dyed

some yarns are dyed with natural dyes, some with weak acid dyes and undyed sheep shades always available

lovely spring green yarn being stirred in a dye pot

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we support local, sustainable agriculture. all our fleece comes from small farms in the Chesapeake Fibershed.

we are official providers for the Livestock Conservancy’s Shave ‘Em to Save ‘Em Initiative.