The Fleece

The Fleece


This is the first fleece I have had in a long time that I was able to unroll and see the entire body of the sheep from which it came.  Meet Scarlette (or at least her fleece)!  Scarlette is a Montadale.  I must admit that I was unfamiliar with the breed.  I discovered Scarlette's fleece as I was observing the fine wool judging at SAFF.  I was intrigued with the comments of the judge regarding this fleece, and I immediately put a bid on it after the judging concluded.  It won first place in the category, and I was thrilled to win the bid.  Thus, Scarlette's fleece came home with me.
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Natural Fibers

Natural Fibers

Think about it!  Natural fibers have been around for a long, long time; and they continue to be superior to man-made fibers. They are not newcomers making promises based on brief laboraty tests.  In the big scheme of things, the term "Natural Fibers" is relatively new.  It came about when "manufactured" fibers made it necessary to make a distinction.

Natural fibers come from animals, plants, insects, and minerals...
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