Spinning yarn or creating felt from a local raw fleece is a very satisfying and environmentally sound process. You can learn a great deal about the wool characteristics of the breed whilst helping to support the work of the farmer and this can prove invaluable in the case of rare breeds. Below is a list of flock owners in the UK that sell raw fleece from their sheep.
Lisa Williams www.mallowsflock.weebly.com
Tordu Badgers & Shetlands
Texels & Blue Texels
Native & Rare Breeds
Shetland & Blue Faced Leicester
Fransje Samsom Tinkelenberg