Shepherds Flock Wool Products
Flock traditional All Wool Throws and Scarves are made from the wool of Blacklake
Farmís pedigree flock of Dorset Down Sheep.
Down Sheep are one of the oldest native English breeds, and are currently
on the Rare Breeds Register. They
have many good qualities, not least the calibre of their wool which is
amongst the best of all British wools.
The fleece is dense, soft, and creamy white.
It produces a soft, lively fine yarn.
Our wool products are made from an equal mix of Dorset Down yarn
and merino yarn. We find the
two yarns are an excellent combination and enable us to produce a good
Shepherds Flock Throws and Scarves come in a number of soft, country colours. The weave and colour-ways are designed by Catherine and Nick Broomfield at Blacklake Farm. The cloth is exclusively woven for us by a traditional artisan mill.
story of Shepherds Flock starts with the Dorset Down Sheep. From shearing the sheep every Spring, there is a lot more
work to be done before producing the finished item.
Our aim is to produce something of real authenticity, quality and
ultimately something that is a real pleasure to own. Our aim is quality, not quantity. For example each throw is
one of only 40 made in a particular weave and colour.
Shepherds Flock can only be purchased direct from Blacklake Farm.
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