Fernhill Fibre

Fine yarns and fibre from the source of the resource

Frequently Asked Questions

If you have any questions that aren't answered here we'd love to hear from you! 

wool@fernhill-farm.co.uk

 

Can I buy raw fleece from you?

Yes! Fleece is currently available on our Folksy shop. We hand-select the best fleeces to offer to spinners, felters and other crafters. These are given extra attention when sorting and grading to ensure the best-quality fibre is Owing to the large quantities we tend to have available, these won't all be listed online – however we welcome enquiries about larger quantities, different colours, when our next clip will be available etc. We can also welcome you to the farm by appointment to see and feel what we have available. 

Do you sell in bulk?

Absolutely. We have a large flock, which means we often have bulk quantities of wool available at reduced rates. This is perfect for developing textiles products including yarn and homewares. 

We don't have stockist quantities available in our current range of yarns, however we can offer wholesale rates on larger orders (minimum £400 retail including VAT). Please contact us for further information. 

Can I visit the farm?

We welcome visitors by appointment. We recognise that sometimes it's just better to be able to see and feel products before you buy them. As we're a working farm we need to know when to expect visitors so we can ensure someone is around to meet you and show you the goods we have available. Contact us if you'd like to arrange a visit. 

What breeds of sheep do you have? 

Our flock of around 3000 comprises mostly Shetland crosses. The majority are Shetland x Romney, and we also have some Shetland x Teeswater and Shetland x Bluefaced Leicester, as well as mixes of these breeds. We have a small number of Merino x Shetland/Gotland, which give an amazing fleece. 

Where can I find out more about the farm?

Our sister site www.fernhill-farm.co.uk has a wealth of information about our holistically managed farm, event venue for weddings and festivals, and our meat boxes and food produce.