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Carded Wool Batt – Brown Hebridean Ryeland cross – natural wool for felting, spinning, dyeing

Natural brown carded wool batt. Squishy, hand processed, UK grown.

  • Pedigree Hebridean/Ryeland cross sheep wool batt, twice carded for extra smoothness
  • average 13-15cm staple length
  • sourced from a very local-to-me Scottish high-welfare farm
  • perfect for spinning, felting, dyeing or simply as core wool
  • sold in 100g/3.5oz or 50g/1.7oz bundles


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A squishy natural brown carded wool batt from a Hebridean and Ryeland cross Pedigree shearling sheep. This means the sheep was 1-year-old when it was shorn for the first time, this being the lovely resulting fibre.

carefully hand processed and washed this fleece myself from raw wool to carded wool batt, and created the 100g and 50g bundles in my trusty carder. It was then twice carded for extra smoothness. The current photo shows a 100g batt.

The staple length on this fleece is 13-15cm, making it a perfect wool for felting or spinning, dyeing or to use as core wool.

This female sheep’s name is Mrs Snorkels and was born in April ’22 right here in Scotland, near Edinburgh. She was in the local news because she and other naughty girls escaped her farm and went around her village eating people’s front grass! She lives her best life at that farm and is treated like a family member.

Looking for a different breed? Check out these natural white Texel cross lamb batts.

Please be aware there might be a small amount of vegetable matter in each batt, despite my best efforts to clean it as thoroughly as possible – happy sheep play outdoors and can get messy!

Also, the last photo you see is of another fibre, but I have it here for you to see my lovely carding machine.

Colour disclaimer

Please note that although I have done my best to depict the real natural brown colours of this wool, your monitor settings may vary from mine.

Additional information

Weight0.100 kg

100 Grams, 50 Grams


  • Keep wool top/roving or art batts in a dry room away from direct sunlight. Airtight boxes are recommended. Don’t place anything heavy on top of the fibre to avoid squishing it.
    Handle silk hankies with moisturised hands to avoid them sticking to your skin.
  • I recommend adding lavender sachets to the storage container for pest prevention.
  • Hand wash your finished product separately using wool-specific detergents, dry flat. Hand dyed fibres may bleed a little in the first couple of washes.


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Your best spinning and felting life is all I’m about. I want you to love and be excited by your fibre projects. I care whether your fab felting idea comes to life. Your spinning needs to be everything you ever dreamed of and I want to help you get there. My fibres, from art batts to silk hankies are all created with your best crafting life in mind.

Hi, I’m Eleanor and I want to be a part of your lovely hand crafting journey.

I’ll do all of this without compromising on quality or my eco values: I source my wool from ethical, local suppliers and I hand dye my fibre using the most planet-friendly techniques at my disposal.

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