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Seasons Greetings!!!

Sending positive vibes and seasons greetings from all of us at the farm!

New Hat Pattern Kit in the store!!

Our first hat pattern kit is now available in the web store! A simple design, able to be worn folded or rolled and suitable for all...

Emma Vining Designed Shawl Knit-A-Long!

We are so excited that Emma Vining, pattern designer extraodinaire and regular of The Knitter magazine, has designed a shawl inspired by...

NEW YARN ADDITIONS!

The first of the 2023 yarn is here and 3 new lambswool colours have entered the shop!! We are delighted with them and hope they expand...

Cotswold Wool Weekend

A few weeks ago we attended our first ever craft show after being invited to the premier outing of the Cotswold Wool Weekend! We had a...

The Knitter Magazine Feature

Di was approached by the Knitter magazine and gave an interview which featured in April's copy! We caught the Wensleydales having a look...

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

A very happy festive period and new year from us at Chilton Grounds! Wendy seemed to like the attention, as ever, rocking her tinsel!

Bucksum!

Our local vegetable farm shop hosted us for the second time last week and we took Wendy and Cleaver, the Black Wensleydale! Cleaver...

Lacey's farm shop food fayre day!

Come and see us at Lacey's amazing farm shop this Saturday where we have a stall showing all of our girl's amazing wool!

South Suffolk Show!

We recently entered our first ever show with our Wensleydales! We took one White and one Black ewe hogg in wool to the South Suffolk...

De-brambling the curly girls!

After our hedges have been trimmed (we do this as infrequently as we can to keep the wildlife happy), they have managed to pick up some...

Etsy creations

These are just some of the amazing creations our Etsy customers have been making with our Wensleydale wool. We love seeing what everyone...

Shearing time!

Grass is short and rain is needed but whilst we can't control the weather, we can help our girls take their winter fleeces off before the...

New black Wensley additions!!

We have been very lucky to secure the last black females to be sold from the long established The Dean Wensleydale flockof Kent. Sandra...

MV testing

We were MV testing our new black Wensley girls this week! Maedi Visna (MV) is a viral condition with a long incubation period, so is...

Dyeing some Wensley locks

Di has been having some fun dyeing locks from her Wensleydales and look how groovy they look! This one was a bit of a trial as it's using...

Welcome to the Wensleydale Wash!

Here's Di giving her Wensleys a wash to make sure their fleece is nice and clean in time for shearing. This means that we can do the rest...

New additions!

Some exciting additions to the flock this week!! Three black Wensleydale theaves from a lovely flock in Cambridge have joined the gang...

Baalog - end of lambing

Lambing has finished, the sun has been out (briefly) and the first lambs have been sold. Despite a bad start to lambing with some...

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