DreamWeaver Sheep - A source for quality Olde English Babydoll sheep which is a heritage breed originating from the South Down Hills of Sussex County England. Known as the smiling sheep with teddy bear faces they are a hardy breed with a docile nature. They are small in stature (24" or less at the shoulder). The ewes produce twins or triplets and are good mothers. They are ideal for sheep for smaller acreages and as weeders in mature orchards and vineyards.
The Olde English Babydoll Southdown fine wool fleece is of cashmere quality wool with a fiber diameter of 19 - 25 microns. Fleece weights range from 4 to 8 pounds.
Their wool has a blocky, rectangular staple with a length from 1 1/2 to 4 inches. The durability and softness of the wool makes it best suited for sweaters, mittens, hats, or socks. The wool is not easily felted. A sample swatch can be made to determine if a product made from a fleece will be machine washable.
At DreamWeavers we have sheep for sale in the Spring and we also sell unskirted fine wool fleece.