St John's in the Vale,
phone: 017687 79173
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Fornside Woollen Products
On the farm we have mainly Herdwick sheep but also a small number of Wensleydale, Shetland and Gotland sheep. This gives us an interesting range of wool types and colours which we make full use of!
Please contact us for further information - we have a range in stock and take commissions. If you would like to order anything we can arrange quick and easy payment by Paypal.
We handweave a variety of items from our own wool
using Herdwick yarn in natural and dyed colours.
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We also produce a range of rugs and throws in co-operation with a nearby farm under the Helvellyn Herdwick range.
We have the following 100% local wools in stock at present:-
- Herdwick Hogg (1st clip dark brown) Aran weight £9 per 100gm
- Herdwick Ewe (light grey) blended 50:50 with our next door neighbour's Blue Faced Leicester Aran weight £9 per 100gm
- Mohair blended 50:50 with Blue Faced Leicester Double Knitting £9 per 100gm
Combinations of natural and dyed fleece are transformed into a a variety of stunning products, including bowls and jewellery. Find out more here.