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Fleece Sale & fiber Mill

Wool and Oh So Much More…

Stay tuned for new 2021 updates and deadlines.

We should have a wide variety of fleeces for sale, including various breeds of Sheep, Mohair, Alpaca, Llama and more.

Hours:
Friday March 13, 2020      10 am – 6 pm
Saturday March 14, 2020   9 am – 5 pm

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To Consign Fleeces

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  1. There will be a $3.00 handling fee per fleece paid when the fleeces are entered online (preferred) by March 6, 2020.  Fleeces that are not preregistered  (by March 6, 2020) can be registered at drop off, but will have a handling fee of $5 per fleece.  Fees are non-refundable.
  2. The number of fleeces entered is not limited.
  3. Fleeces may be delivered Thursday March 12, 2020 from 2 pm until 7:30 pm or Friday March 13, 2020 from 8 am to 10 am.
  4. The fleece sale hours are 10 am – 6 pm on Friday March 13 and 9 am – 5 pm on Saturday March 14.
  5. Fleeces must be in clear undamaged plastic bags.
  6. Fleeces must be marked with a tag indicating washed or unwashed status and the farm information. Information tags can be downloaded.
  7. Please skirt fleeces to remove manure tags.
  8. Please make copies of your paperwork to help you remember what you brought.
  9. Fleece bags may be left open for display.
  10. Fleeces may be picked up from 3-5 on Saturday March 14, 2020. Any fleeces left after that time become the property of Carolina FiberFest.
  11. Carolina FiberFest is not responsible for lost, missing or damaged fleeces.
  12. Money collected for fleece sales will be paid by check and mailed to the consigner within 10 days after the Festival ends.

Benefits of Wool

Natural & Renewable
Strong & Durable
Warm
Elastic
Comfortable
Versatile
Blends Well with other fibers
Dyes Easily
Hand-Washable or Dry-Clean
Wrinkle-Resistant
Flame Resistant

Wool is one of the easiest, most versatile and popular fibers to spin.

There are many different breeds of sheep, and each offers a different type of fleece (wool). The main classifications are fine wool, medium / crossbred wool, and long wool.  Each comes in a variety of colors, lengths, crimp/curls, and textures.

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Shepherd’s Gate Fiber Mill

Shepherd’s Gate Fiber Mill
will be on hand to take any fleeces that you want processed.

Alesia Moore
Dan & Ann Payne, 
110 Boardwalk Dr.
Youngsville, NC 27596
919-522-4110
Alesia@ShepherdsGateFiberMill.com