one week old white Romney lamb laying in the warm sun smiling with great satisfaction! Copy block says: breed specific yarns and fibers
small flock of Karakul ewes and lambs at Red Gate Farm. Many natural colored sheep including red, silver, white, black and spotted. Text box says: hand-selected fleeces from our own and other small american farms
close up of a variety of Solitude Wool yarns in foreground and soft focus sheep grazing in near background. Copy box says: designed to complement the unique characteristics of each type of wool
close up of yellow yarn floating at the surface of a dye pot. Copy box says: in natural sheep shades & one-of-a-kind hand dyed colors
one week old white Romney lamb laying in the warm sun smiling with great satisfaction! Copy block says: breed specific yarns and fibers

need more information to find the right yarn for your project?

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

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. 

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may she keep on truckin’! Jasmine 2008-2022

Posted by Gretchen Frederick

Jasmine 2008-2022 This little lamb, one week old in March of 2008 when this photo was taken, has become the symbol of Solitude Wool. She has been my best model,...

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