Back to Back Homespun Wool
  • Back to Back Homespun Wool

    June Bourke, the owner of Back to Back, shears the wool from her flock of Jacob’s sheep. She spins it on a traditional spinning wheel and then uses natural plants to dye the wool. Finally, June knits one-a-kind creations using unique patterns. It is truly an artisanal process that requires hard work and dedication – a process that is difficult to come across nowadays. 

     

    Each ball of homespun wool weighs 100 grams. 

     

    The following colours were made with these natural plants/ingredients: 

     

    Dark Purple: Logwood

    Light Purple: Logwood

    Green: Nettles

    Grey: Natural Colour

    Yellow: Turmeric

    Hot Pink: Cochineal

    Light Pink: Cochineal 

    Baby Blue: Woad

    Tan: Onion Skins

     

     

      €25.00Price
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      Louisburgh, Co. Mayo, Ireland.

      Telephone: 353 (0)87 616 7396

      Email: glenkeenfarm@gmail.com

      GPS Coordinates: 53.6887939-9.7869131

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