JACOB SHEEP PRODUCTS (fleeces, yarn, wool, rugs, throws, cushions and scarves) FOR SALE
Our beautiful flock of Jacob sheep are shorn in June and the colours in their fleeces are sorted into light and dark, whilst the lambs fleeces create grey wool, producing a variety of natural, undyed colours. The fleeces are then sent away to be washed, carded and spun into knitting yarn or woven into beautifully soft cloth to produce scarves, shawls, knee rugs, cushions and throws.
Our small Jacob wool shop also has; – Hand knitted hats, scarves, knitting kits and a variety of other pure British Jacob wool products spun and woven in the UK- neck ties, country caps, and fingerless gloves.
Great gifts for 7th, Wool Wedding Anniversary or birthday presents.
All items are subject to additional postage & packing within the UK only, please Tel; 01598 760254 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in purchasing a Jacob wool product, as a gift or 7th Wool wedding anniversary present.
Hand knitted berets, scarves, fingerless gloves and tea cosy’s, knitted to order please enquire about prices Tel; 01598 760254 or e-mail email@example.com
Jacob sheep skin rugs, from £80 each, depending on size. These are processed by Devonia sheepskins, Buckfastleigh, Devon. (Sorry sold out until the next batch is available)
FOR SALE, Jacob fleeces; – Ideal for spinning or felting, The fleeces are beautifully soft, with natural colours and staple length of 6.5cm plus. Unwashed so full of natural lanolin, clean of daggings and debis, weighing about 2Kgs each. £8.00 each plus £5.50 postage & packing within the UK. Jacob fleeces and Jacob cross (brown) fleeces available now – Shorn 31/5/17.
Lambing will commence around April Fools Day 2017 as the ram joined his ewes on the 21st November 2016 (ewes are pregnant for 21wks)
Do come and stay with us, see how the wool is hand spun, have a go at spinning yourself and purchase a momentum! Alternatively please e-mail or telphone if you wish to purchase something to discuss what is available their prices. including postage & packaging.
Huxtable Farm’s Jacob fleeces are spun into knitting yarn by ‘The Natural Fibre Company’
Huxtable Jumper Knitting Pattern – by Fran Rushworth, who purchased one of our Huxtable Farm JacobxTexel fleeces, spun and knitted it into this fantastic jumper
Wrap pattern – by Fran Rushworth, who puchased one of our Huxtable Farm JacobxTexel fleeces, spun and knitted it into a beautiful wrap
Beautifully woven scarves made with Huxtable Farm Jacob Wool – by Peter Sheridan, who puchased three different natural coloured Jacob skeins of yarn and wove them into these gorgeous scarves
Claire Crompton textile designer, who creates books on knitting and cross stitch. Claire has written an article about Huxtable Farm’s Jacob wool, please click here to read it! Give fleece a chance
The Campaign for Wool – This campaign aims to promote & educate everyone about
the incredible benefits & versatility of wool in fashion, furnishings & everyday life. Launched in Jan 2009 by it’s patron, Prince Charles.
Craft courses you can attend nearby; Patchwork Quilt Centre – Step by Step – Patchwork centre, courses and supplies for making your own patchwork quilts, situated in the market town South Molton
Huxtable Farm Jacob wool cushions, knee rugs and throws are also available from Bridget Hasell, Chewton Mendip, near Bath
Huxtable Farm Jacob Wool products has a few open days (September 16th, 17th, 19th, 28th & 30th & 1st October 2017) as it is involved in the North Devon Art Trek this September. Art Trek North Devon Open Studios Brochure 2017