Event, Roving, Fleeces  Mar.  2010

Contact Libby Llop: 585-245-4407; qhll@earthlink.net

Shepherding, shearing and handspinning at Inverness Farm since 1980.

Farm and Sheep pictures: InvernessFarm.com

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Sunday, March 07, 2010


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Shepherd's Market

Third annual, featuring shepherds from the Finger Lakes region of NY.  Informal 'Spin-In' - bring your wheel,  shop & visit.

Saturday May 22

Click logo left to see show flyer giving time & place.

Roving:  Bluebird colorway, 100% Cheviot, low shrink, great for socks.  Coming soon.
    Fleeces:  those below available now, more shearing later in Mar.
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Name: #16 Price: $25
Breed: Blue Faced Leicester
Weight: 2# 2 oz.
Staple Length: 4 to 6"
Washes up to a bright shiny white
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Name: Bunny Price: $36
Breed: Cotswold X Corriedale
Weight: 3. Lbs.
Staple Length: 3"
Coated. Bunny has a very soft and lustrous. My whole family have "Bunny sweaters" A medium silver gray that overdyes beautifully- even makes coolaid colors look great. Felts easily.

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Name: 1323 Price: $30
Breed: Blue Faced Leicester
Weight: 2 Lbs.10oz
Staple Length: 4 1/2"
Coated A pristine undercoat mat that teases apart easily

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Name: 1316 Price: $20
Breed: Blue Faced Leicester
Weight: 1 Lbs.10 oz
Staple Length: 2 1/2 - 3"
Coated High luster- a great BFL to start with

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Name: 1244 Price: $25
Breed: Cheviot X 
Weight: 2 Lbs.12oz
Staple Length: 3"
Coated The real strength of these Cheviot Xs is that don't felt and garments can be machined washed -with some care ,of course.

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Name: Baseball Price: $32
Breed: Cheviot X
Weight: 3 Lbs.4 oz
Staple Length: 2 1/2"
Coated I'm planning to make ragg socks out of the skirtings of this fleece. They will go in the washer and dryer 
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Name: 1081 Price: $35
Breed: Cheviot X Merino
Weight: 3.5 Lbs.
Staple Length: 4 1/2"
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Name: Clarion Price: $60
Breed: CVM
Weight: 5 Lbs.
Staple Length: 3.5"
Coated from Oct. Hogett
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Name: Miss T Price: $60
Breed: Merino X
Weight: 5 Lbs.
Staple Length: 4.5"
Coated. . A skein from this fleece won 1st. place at the MDS&W festival
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Name: 1003 Price: $30
Breed: Blue faced Leicester
Weight: 1 lb 14oz Staple Length: 3"+
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Name: Dash Price: $19.50
Breed: Jacob X CVM/Rambouillet
Weight: 1lb 10oz Staple Length: 3"
Dash is one of my lawnsheep. Low VM, long soft very black lamb fleece with some sunbleaching at the tips
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Name: 1408 Price: $12
Breed: Cheviot X
Weight: 2lbs 6oz Staple Length: 2 1/2"
uncoated low VM low shrink- great for socks
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Name: 1406 Price: $10
Breed: Cheviot X
Weight: 1lb 2 oz Staple Length: 2"+
A short stapled, springy,down type fleece. Excellent for blending to add memory to a non elastic fiber or for learning to spin long draw - practically spins itself

Prices are FOB from 14423 zip; Paypal accepted.       qhll@earthlink.net         InvernessFarm.com