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Picture of the Week: Dorset sheep wool good for winter jumpers

Anton Belmonte, director of The Raw Wool Company, preparing wool

© The Uncooked Wool Firm

Due to sheep farmer Steve Pembarthy for sending on this image of his sheep wool being reworked into heat, woolly creations.

Pictured is The Uncooked Wool Firm director Anton Belmonte working with native sheep wool for his vary of rustic jumpers, hats, socks and extra.

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The undertaking began in 2010 with the goal of rearing and elevating a flock of Wensleydales for his or her high-quality, lustre longwool.

Desirous to broaden the vary of colors on supply, Mr Belmonte is now working with Mr Pembathy regionally, who farms a flock of pedigree sheep overlooking the South Cornish sea at Trevithick Farm, Porthleven.

His pure Dorsets and pure Lleyns are good for producing white fibres, with the precise textures for each against-the-skin clothes in addition to hats and jumpers.



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