Woolen Goods

Durable, heirloom garments and materials that help you step outside of the fast-fashion cycle- That’s what we provide.  We love our sheep and we think that it shows in the quality of the wool we offer.

Cloverworks Farm is a premium source of raw fleece, batts, yarn and finished woolen products from our flock. We manage our fleece for cleanliness and quality.  Not every sheep provides wool that meets our standards for sale to handspinners, so you can know that any raw fleece offered is well-sorted and well-vetted.

FAQ

How are sheep shorn?

Our Bluefaced and Border Leicester sheep are shorn once a year, providing fiber with a generous staple length.   We gather them in a pen and shear them one by one.  The shearing process only lasts a few minutes, during which the sheep is gently restrained while the shearer works swiftly to remove

Is your wool good for felting?

Both our Border Leicester and Bluefaced Leicester sheep provide attractive locks for felting.

How do you make your batts?

We wash locks in Blue Dawn to leave some lanolin in the fiber.  Washed locks are then hand-combed and then drum-carded in two passes.  Our batts are perfect for

How do you process your wool?

Our wool is processed just enough to retain the natural character of the wool without compromising spinning quality.