Processing, descriptions, pictures, and the current availability of the wool produced by our Deboulett sheep right here at Whirldworks Farm
Ah the time has come for sheep to get thier annual haircut.. they have grown beautiful fleeces for us and they are ready to give them up. Its a win win transaction, they get relief from the heat and weight of thier fleeces and… Continue Reading “We Have a Shearing Date!”
The mask thing wasn’t something I was eager to participate in. We are, after all quite isolated as it is. What use would we have for such a thing? But my grandparents asked if we could find them a few on Amazon and order… Continue Reading “Fitted Face Mask with Wool Filter”
We have now begun hand-dyeing some of our wool. It feels a little nerve-racking to dump a braid of our lovely wool into these first few pots of dye not knowing exactly how it is going to turn out. Thankfully we are pleased with… Continue Reading “Our first batch of home-dyed wool”
Attending the Texas Yarn Lovers event last month was a great experience in so many ways (you can read about that here). It was very rewarding to hear people who have been in this field for years complimenting our first batch of processed roving.… Continue Reading “Expanding our horizons”
Whirld Works Farm Debouillet Sheep Wool Season 2018 Sheared by Katie 2018 was our second shearing season and we took the opportunity to learn more about our wool. We sent off samples for each animal and were thrilled with the results. Our wool falls… Continue Reading “2018 Wool Summary and Availability”
Whirl’d Works Farm Debouillet Sheep Wool Season 2017 We found this wool to be very soft and it has a great crimp. 2017 was our first shearing season and we learned allot from it. We hired a wonderful shearer for our first fleeces, but… Continue Reading “2017 Wool Summary and Availability”
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