|It was winter of 2005, when I 'discovered' Icelandic
Sheep. I was intrigued by their history, their beautiful
fleeces and colors, and the majestic bearing of some of the
rams. I decided it was time to return to an earlier
interest in raising sheep. By March I had selected and
brought home my first 3 ewes. In only a year my little
flock grew to 17 animals. My focus is fleece for spinning
and felting, registered breeding stock, and an occasional
As a spinner, felter and weaver myself, I know what I like
in a hand spinning fleece. My goal is to produce beautiful
fleeces that other spinners will enjoy as much as I do, as
well as quality breeding stock.
I am a member of the Icelandic Sheep Breeders of North
America, the Canadian Livestock Records Corporation, and
I participate in the USDA Voluntary Scrapie Program.
|Raven's Rest Icelandics