2021 fleeces available now!
We now sell all our fleece through our pages on The Fleece Shop but you can still browse them below.
The Boreray is Britain's rarest breed of native sheep, named after the island of Boreray in the St. Kilda group of islands in the Outer Hebrides, from where they originate. At Marlfield Farm we are privileged to have a small flock of these wonderful little sheep. Their fleece is unique with a staple length of 10-15cm and a weight of up to 1.25kg.
White North Ronaldsay fleece.
White with subtle shades of grey and brown Boreray fleece.
Black, brown, grey and white Boreray fleece.
This carded Boreray fleece is supplied loose in 25g (approx.) batts. Washed and carded by hand.
Washed Boreray fleece in tones of white, brown & grey, supplied per 100g.
Produced from the wool of our shearling Borerays, available in 100g Aran-weight balls.
This carded Boreray shearling fleece is supplied loose in 50g bags. Washed & carded at a mill.
Fleece with subtle colours from our shearling Boreray sheep sheared in May 2019. Weight 580g.
Lovely fleece with a variety of colours from our shearling Boreray sheared May 2019. Weight 660g.
Shearling Boreray fleece with subtle colour shades. Sheared May 2019. Weight 780g.
Shearling Boreray fleece with subtle colour shades. Sheared May 2019. Weight 730g.
Collection of loose Boreray fleece from our 7 year old ewe, Jasmine. Sheared May 2019.
Raw Boreray fleece from our 10 year old Boreray ewe, Gaynor. Sheared in May 2019.
Dark Boreray fleece from our chatty 10 year old ewe, Georgie. Rooed in May 2019.
Grey Boreray fleece from our oldest ewe, Flame. Rooed in May 2019.
Raw fleece taken from our 7 year old Boreray tup, Jacob. Sheared in May 2019.
A lovely raw Boreray fleece from our 3 year old ewe, Freya. Rooed in May 2019.