Welsh sheep breeds gazing in the hills of Wales - FelinFach Natural Textiles

Welsh Sheep

February 13, 2020 5 min read

Wales has the largest number of sheep per person in the United Kingdom, it has its own indigenous breeds of sheep and its own sheep dog breed. Sheep farming is a key part of the agricultural economy in Wales. There are are over 10 million welsh sheep compared to 3 million people, an approximate 3 to 1 ratio (3 sheep for every 1 person in Wales).

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Our Treftadaeth Collection is a celebration of Welsh heritage, either in remembrance of an event or maybe a person that shaped the Country we have become. It also celebrates Wales’ woollen industry and weaving history

Treftadaeth - Heritage Collection

June 21, 2019 2 min read

Our Treftadaeth Collection is a celebration of Welsh heritage, either in remembrance of an event or a person that shaped the Country we have become. It also celebrates Wales’ woollen industry and weaving history. This Collection will include Welsh wool blankets and throws that are woven using fleece sourced within Wales. FelinFach buys the whole clip from the smallholding and the process from this fleece to our blanket or throw is completed in Wales - each blanket or throw will have a provenance proving it is a genuine Welsh Product from ‘fleece to throw’

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Hand dyed yarn with Natural Dyes

Welsh Wool

February 17, 2019 3 min read

Wales is famous for its Welsh wool industry and its blankets and throws and in particular, the iconic Welsh tapestry blankets from its early history to modern times. They are showcased in the National Wool Museum of Wales in the Teifi Valley. The museum is a National Heritage Site.

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