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Whitefaced Woodland Lamb Conservation Breed Raw Locks

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Item details

Handsome with its curling horns, the Whitefaced Woodland is a large, hill sheep whose lofty fleece is much sought after by handspinners. Alternatively called Penistone, a name which was attributed to it by its proximity to the sheep fairs, held at Penistone in Yorkshire since 1699. The Whitefaced Woodland is a down breed that has been classified as vunerable by the Rare Breeds Survival Trust. As recently as the 1970's this breed was classed as endangered but has seen a growth in the breeding females which is still listed as less than 900!

The breed has Cheviot and Merino's in its family tree which must be why the fleece is one of the softest of the hill breed fleeces.

These exceptional raw locks come from a farm in Lancashire, United Kingdom, and by working with this fibre, rural farming of unique breeds in kept alive. Staple length is about 3 to 6 inches and 28 to 32 microns.

Offered in 1 oz. portions.

Please see my store policy on **actual shipping charges only**. For multiple items there is likely to be an overage from calculated to actual shipping. I will happily refund any amounts in excess of $2.00 over actual. Please convo me prior to purchase if you wish for an estimate or separate listing.

Average review
Item never received. Money refunded. Thanks.
Jan 17, 2018 by J J
Dec 20, 2017 by Joan
Always beautiful locks and wonderfully packaged!
May 3, 2016 by Betsy Sasnett
Thank you so much - everything arrived so quickly and packaged so beautifully. I really enjoyed the samples as well and will absolutely be shopping again!
Jun 24, 2014 by malaliath

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Given the wide variation in shipping costs, I have the high end listed as a safeguard for my costs. If for example someone were to purchase 2 ounces of fleece the shipping cost would be representative of actual. If someone purchased 12 ounces of fleece the shipping cost would likely be too high. For any shipping overages of $2 or more than the actual shipping cost, I will happily refund the difference, and have done so for any applicable sales.
Please convo me if you wish to have a custom listing set up for specific purchases and possible combined shipping costs.