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Diamond Fibres - Wool Processing Services

Diamond Fibres opened its doors to provide wool processing services in 1988, as an extension of our sheepbreeding.

The methods used are traditional, based on the 'English System' from Bradford, using Gills and Flyers as developed by Prince-Smith & Stells of Keighley during the first half of the last century. This method produces a characteristic handknitting yarn of superior quality, which cannot be reproduced by any other means. We are proud to keep alive this time-honoured way of spinning.


THE ROVING FRAME (1948)
Set up for Drawing

We specialise in spinning longwool in the traditional manner.
We concentrate on small lots [minimum 10 kgs grease weight]
Wensleydale - Leicester - Lincoln - Cotswold - Romney  etc.
Staple length 125 mm / 5 inches plus


We also spin medium staple wools [sometimes semi-worsted where appropriate]
Jacob - Portland - Lleyn - Torddu - Black Welsh  etc.
...... but, unfortunately, not very short wools


We also spin Alpaca & Mohair
blended with a suitable wool (usually Bluefaced Leicester or Wensleydale) 65% / 35%
Staple length 125 mm / 5 inches plus


We also undertake carding and preparation for handspinners or felters
Batts - Mats - Sliver
NO MINIMUM!


We work with your wool/fibre; or wool/fibre which we supply

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DIAMOND FIBRES
Registered Office: Diamonds Farm, Horam, East Sussex, TN21 0HF
Registered in England No 2238590    VAT No 508 7000 71
Email: mail@diamondfibres.co.uk      'Phone/fax: +44-(0)1435-812414

 

THE WORSTED SPINNERS
IN SOUTH-EAST ENGLAND