They’re not Jacob’s sheep they are MINE.

They’re not Jacob’s sheep, they are mine… “What shall I give you?” he asked. “Don’t give me anything,” Jacob replied. “But if you will do this one thing for me, I will go on tending your flocks and watching over them: Let me go through all your flocks today and remove from them every speckled […]

Science shows how sheep fleece works and man-made fibers can’t get close.

Pair of herdwick sheep

Science shows the functionality of a sheep fleece Man-made fibers can’t get close. Herdwick are hardy from birth and native to the rugged fell mountains of the Lake District. It rains in the here, almost all the time.  Whilst the Lake District might conjure up images of Windermere bound coaches stuffed with wheeled luggage, and passengers […]

Sale Now On – 50% Off Natural Dye

Our powdered plant dyes are now at Half Price. Take advantage of finely ground pant material, at half the price. Get the best colour extraction from powdered mimosa hostilis inner root bark, go to town with our ridiculously strong dyer’s broom flakes!

Sheepskins Paused for now. Everything else is unaffected. (Updated: 29.04.20)

We now frank our own deliveries of natural dyes and incenses, reducing to near zero the amount of human contact we have, helping to keep the postal workers safe. We ship fine-ground mimosa hostilis inner root bark and some rather fine frankincense (for space clearing). All orders ship free in biodegradable packaging to the UK. […]

We do our best to be consistent, but nature will be nature.

Meet Gary T (short for Thompson). Flock mates call her “Mr T”. Try as we might nature loves to throw a curveball. Take Mr T, for example, she comes from a batch of eggs with known parents. Neither of which should be able to produce a partridge coloured chick. I quite like surprises, but at […]

Nothing Lasts Forever (and neither should it).

Everything we supply can be composted. Not only the bags and boxes, but literally everything. We are chuffed to beans to be able to announce that all our products now come with free shipping to the UK. This keeps things simple, but more significantly all our packaging is now just as natural as the products […]

Save on snuggles – £10 off Sheepskin

Take £10 off our full-priced sheepskin this month. More loveliness, for less. Shipping is included for UK customers (use the shipping calculator if ordering from abroad).

The Science of Sheepskin

Modern high performance sheepskin combines the exothermic properties of wool with the hydroscopic quality of each individual wool fiber. The resultant fabric is as strong as leather, can absorb upto 30% of its own weight in water and can be washed and dried like a quality pair of jeans. Man made fabrics can’t absorb water […]