Brown & Cream Jacob Sheep Fleece Rug

£137.50

Brown & Cream Jacob Sheep Fleece Rug

I made this colourful Jacob Fleece into a lovely big rug.  This rug has turned out as a big rectangle rug, it has a short staple length so not very shaggy.  The short staple length lets the lovely brown and cream patchwork fleece shine through.

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Brown & Cream Jacob Sheep Fleece Rug

I made this colourful Jacob Fleece into a lovely big rug.  This rug has turned out as a big rectangle rug, it has a short staple length so not very shaggy.  The short staple length lets the lovely brown and cream patchwork fleece shine through.

Jacob Sheep

Jacob sheep come in a wide variety of staple length, short to very long and shaggy, with their own personal patchwork of colours.  i have seen dark brown Jacob fleece with sun bleached golden tips, to all cream and no additional colours.  It is more normal for the fleece to vary in a patchwork design of browns and creams.   I only use Jacob fleece as a backing to my other fleece now, it is happy to adhere to the backs of the other fleece and shrink enough to hold all the shorn ends as a skin.  Learn more about Jacob sheep from the Jacob Sheep Society.

Fleece

The sheep must be shorn every summer to keep the sheep cool and help prevent blow fly strike.  I buy quality fleece from pet sheep owners and use a process called wet felting to felt a backing. As a result it is similar to a sheepskin rug, but far better for the sheep!

Because the sheep live outside all year round, the item could contain tiny pieces of grass, it is impossible to get every tiny piece out.  It might initially shed a small amount of fleece.

100% Natural Wool Fibre

Jacob fleece

Jacob fleece backing

Dimensions

Length 100

Width 90

Shipping

Shipping to the UK is included in the price.  I am happy to ship any item. Overseas buyers please contact me for shipping costs.

Returns

If you are unhappy with your items and would like a refund please contact me within 5 days of receiving your item. Items must be returned unused and at the buyer’s expense.

After care

This item is made from a natural fibre, as such it can be washed.  If it has just been spilt on, use a damp cloth to wipe the area. If it has been soiled more, you can wash it by hand or on a cool washing machine cycle, if you use too hot or too cold a cycle your item will shrink.

 

Additional information

Dimensions 100 × 90 cm

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