Spring on a Welsh hill farm

Spring on a Welsh hill farm

A week ago, with the spring sun shining down on the Cambrian Mountains, we took ourselves off for a Sunday visit to Caroline Lewis, a supplier of high quality fleece to craft makers. Caroline was coming towards the end of lambing, and though weary with constant...
Sourcing Welsh Wool

Sourcing Welsh Wool

To many it is a surprise to hear that at a commercial level at least, sourcing Welsh wool is so difficult. Despite the worldwide recognition of Welsh tapestry and weaving, its iconic patterns and colours, and the growing value of Welsh vintage textiles, there is...
Wool and Breeds

Wool and Breeds

We have had quite a few enquiries about sheep breeds, or more specifically the sheep breed that has been chosen to provide our Cambrian Mountains Design and Make Challenge wool. This is a question that’s a little harder to answer than you might think. When wool...