|Our roving drafts easily and is great for beginning spinners. It is also a
favorite with needle felters. Our white romney roving is available again
thanks to Fitch Fibers in Bozrah
We have acquired some creamy white roving that isn't well suited to
spinning as it doesn't draw nicely but it will felt so it is being sold as Craft
All roving is sold cost plus shipping - by the pound or in 2 oz increments.
Craft Roving is in a ball and is $15/pound or/in 2 oz. increments at
$4/2oz . Romney Roving is $$25/pound or in 2oz increments at $5/2 oz.
increment . A ball of roving averages between .75 lb and 1lb.
|Just in! Our own Romney yarn in white and gray. Custom spun
for us in a two ply worsted weight at $20/skein. We stilll have a
dark gray 2 ply Connecticut Blanket Yarn with skeins that
average around 4 ounces at $15/skein. We sometimes have
Handspun yarn which is $5/oz..
|The Connecticut Blanket Project is a cooperative project for members of the Connecticut Sheep Breeders Association, Inc..
These aren't your old scratchy Army or Navy blankets, rather they are soft, warm blankets made each year from wool that is
consigned by Association members. The wool is collected in early June, then delivered to the mill where it is washed, carded,
and spun into yarn that is then woven into blankets. The blankets are usually finished and delivered by late fall. The pattern
design on the blanket changes each year and the shade of gray varies depending on the quantity of dark fleeces
consigned. We order King, Queen & Long Throw sizes as well as scarves as they are the most popular, however we can
obtain other sizes (Full, Twin, Throw & Baby) from producers that ordered them. The long throw is great for covering up
while watching television or another favorite use,is throwing it over the half of the bed of the person who always seems to be
colder at night! There are about 325 blankets made each year and they all come with a certificate that lists the Connecticut
farms that made the blanket possible..
|The Connecticut Blanket
100% Wool Blankets from Connecticut Sheep
Ordering & Shipping
To order just drop us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org telling us what you want and where it will be shipped to. Shipping is from
zipcode 06360 via insured FedEx or USPS. Once I have your shipping address and get your order weighed up I will contact you to finalize your
order and arrange for payment. Connecticut residents are subject to CT Sales Tax. We take payment via PayPal or Square Up and checks.
Orders paid by check will be sent once the check clears. Orders can usually ship within a few days of payment except during our busy seasons
when it might have to wait for a Saturday.
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Small Split Buffalo Plaid
|THE 2017 CONNECTICUT BLANKETS ARE HERE!
The Connecticut Blanket Project Committee began giving each years blanket a special name. This year we chose to honor Randy
Knight for all his years of dedication to shepherds in Connecticut. Randy, who was the shepherd at UConn, was always available to
answer sheepy questions and lend a hand at our events and held various offices in the Connecticut Sheep Breeders Association. It is
with Randy in mind that we call this year's blanket the "Scotland Yard" which was the name of the family's farm in Scotland, Connecticut
where they raised quality Southdown sheep.
|We began naming the blankets in
2016 and the first was The
Winterbrook which was named after
the farm of Laura "Jo" & Kirby Judd. Jo
was instrumental in organizing the first
blanket and many more after that.