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Oatmeal carded British Wool - Texel Suffolk cross - natural wool for felting, spinning, dyeing

Oatmeal coloured British carded wool batt. Squishy, hand processed, home grown.

  • Texel/Suffolk cross sheep wool batt, twice carded for extra smoothness
  • 13-15cm staple length
  • sourced from a UK-based, high-welfare farm
  • perfect for spinning, felting, dyeing or simply as core wool
  • 100g/3.5oz in weight

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Description

A squishy carded wool batt, oatmeal-coloured from a Texel and Suffolk cross sheep.  It’s been twice carded for extra smoothness.

carefully hand processed and washed this fleece myself, from raw wool and created the 100g batts in my trusty carder.

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 carded wool batt comes from a high-welfare British farm and the shepherdess cares deeply for her flock. Each animal has a name – this fibre came from Bandit.

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!

Colour disclaimer

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

Additional information

Weight 0.100 kg
Colour

Dark Oatmeal, Light Oatmeal

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CARE INSTRUCTIONS

  • 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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PACKAGING AND SHIPPING

All my spinning and felting fibres are carefully wrapped in a paper bag and then shipped using a fully compostable mailing bag.

P&P is priced according to Royal Mail’s most recent rates. 

UK shipping starts at £1.20 for flat packed items, and £3.70 for bulkier items. Total cost is calculated at checkout.

International shipping starts at £3.95 for flat packed items, or £5.25 for bulkier items. Total cost is calculated at checkout and according to your location.

Find out more in the delivery and returns section. 

Your best crafting is my goal

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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