Crafts by Ra transform raw sheep fleeces into natural handwoven wool cushions for you to enjoy in your home. She is based on the edge of the Lake District which is home to the well known and easily recognised Herdwick sheep which graze the slopes of the fells.
The herdwick wool cushions measure 55 x 45cms. The cushion pads are stuffed with 100% luxurious duck feathers for a soft and plump cushion. The pads are made in the UK.
There is an estimated waiting time of 2-4 weeks for this product.
What Crafts by Ra says:-
My wool is sourced from a number of different local farms within Cumbria and surrounding counties, including my family farms in the Eden Valley and Keswick. The wool comprises mainly of Herdwick but I also use a mix of Shetland, Jacob, Zwartbles and a few others to create different patterns, textures and colours within the rugs. My current stock of Herdwick fleeces are from Harrison's Herdwicks in the beautiful Eskdale Valley. The sheep graze up the slopes of Scafell Pike and the surrounding fell land. I have a range of wool from soft, dark first shear fleeces from Hoggets which contain a beautiful mix of black, grey and brown coloured fibres to Ewe fleeces which range from white, light grey to dark grey. I love the natural colours you find in wool which can be seen in my products.
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