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While we are only a small flock, we are happy, willing and able to ship our high-quality fleece products to most places around the globe; we are grateful for the considerable interest we are receiving from the USA and Canada, in particular. If we have set it up correctly, before you are asked for payment at Checkout, our website should automatically calculate the most efficient postal rates, based upon the delivery address you enter but, as a quick guide to the USA or Canada, shipping is likely to be no ore than: $ 10.00 up to 1.75oz (50g) $ 14.00 up to...

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Back pain, Fleece Processing, Fleece production, Processing sheep's wool, Shearing sheep, wool in the grease -

When we got our sheep I thought it would be a good idea to shear them ourselves; save money, shear on demand....  However, I quickly learnt that shearing is a Black Art, best left to the professional, unless you enjoy a really sore, stiff back. A good shearer can shear a sheep in around 1 minute.  Our DIY Record: 5 hours for one sheep! If you're still keen to DIY, these videos are brilliant:  

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Woollen and worsted spinning

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A big Thank You to everyone who visited us at Fibre East over the weekend. What a fabulous show. I hope you are all enjoying your new crafty purchases...

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