Solitude Wool

Fiber, Hand-Dyed or Hand-Spun
Fiber, Locally Sourced
Woven Products
Shave ‘Em to Save ‘Em: Clun Forest (yarn and roving), Cotswold (thick and thin yarn; soon a new lace weight yarn; roving; and washed fleece), Karakul (yarn and roving), Jacob (roving), Leicester Longwool (roving and dyed locks), and Tunis (double twist yarn, new 3 ply woolen spun yarn, and roving)

Website: solitudewool.com

How to Shop

Online Store: solitudewool.com
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Virtual Booth Tour Video

Livestream

Live broadcasts at 11:00 am and 2:00 pm on Saturday from Facebook page–demonstration of natural dyeing with daffodils and showing off yarns and some of the colors achieved with natural dyeing.

Discount/Special Offer

• Free domestic shipping starting Monday April 26th through Sunday May 2nd
• A clearance sale on Cotswold thick & thin yarn (naturally dyed or undyed white)
• Saturday and Sunday: all natural dyed yarns 10% off

Festival Exclusive

MDSW special colorway: “a shot in the dark” on our Dorset hike yarn. Available starting Monday April 26th. Limited supply. Blog post describing the dye concept and process.

Just for fun: Solitude Wool’s Roving Reporter interview celeb sheep: Karakul, Curly the cashmere goat, Romney and Tunis. They are all on YouTube now: https://youtu.be/UdLxY7COTi0

About Us

Solitude Wool creates breed specific yarns and fiber. We source fleece exclusively from small farms in the Chesapeake Fibershed. Started in 2006 by Loudoun County, Virginia shepherds who love wool. Our mission is to promote sheep of many breeds and support sustainable agriculture. We strive to excite and educate knitters, spinners and all makers with yarns that feel alive and retain the character of the fleece and type of wool. We are an Official Fiber Provider for the Livestock Conservancy’s Shave ’em to Save ’em Initiative.

Contact Information

34923 Snickersville Tpke.
Round Hill, VA 20141

(540) 554-2312

Social Media

Facebook: facebook.com/SolitudeWool
Instagram: instagram.com/solitudewool
Ravelry: ravelry.com/groups/fans-of-solitude-wool

2022 Catalog Cover Artist

Susan Due Pearcy has lived in the Agricultural Reserve in Barnesville, Maryland for 27 years and enjoys having sheep grazing next door and fibre artist friends nearby. She is continually inspired in her art and life by the natural beauty of her surroundings and works plein air in oil and pastel and creates her printmaking in Sugarloaf Studio behind her home...

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If you didn't brave the weather to come to last week's festival, but still want a festival t-shirt, you're in luck. Our online store at is being restocked with 2022 merchandise and should be ready by Monday, May 16, 2022 (they just need a little time to unpack the boxes that came back from the festival and see what's what). If memory serves, they will have two colors of short sleeve tees, a long sleeve tee, hats, aprons, fleece vests, sling bags and cinch sack/backpacks. Sorry, the large canvas tote bags are all gone.The online store is at www.sheepman.com/product-category/maryland-sheep-wool-festival-online/. You can also purchase these items in person at the Ceresville New Holland, Inc./Sheepman Supply Co. showroom in Frederick, Maryland. #mdsw2022 #festivalgear ... See MoreSee Less
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If you or anyone else receives an email claiming to be able to sell you a list of attendees of the Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival, please ignore it as IT IS A SCAM. It has come to our attention that companies are emailing some of the Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival’s exhibitors and attendees, claiming to offer our attendee email list. This is a common occurrence with large conferences and trade shows in recent years.It is our policy to NEVER sell, rent, or share attendee contact information. No company is authorized to distribute or sell any email lists of Festival attendees. The Festival is not providing this list nor generating these messages. How did they get your email? Software programs can crawl websites in search of email addresses that are listed on them (identifiable by the @ sign).If you receive an email offering to sell you a list of Festival attendees, do not respond to it. By responding—even with a request to unsubscribe—you confirm that your email address is a valid one, which may increase the likelihood that you’ll be contacted again. ... See MoreSee Less
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This little lost lamb kid's mitten was turned in to the Lost & Found and would like to find it's mate. There is also a handmade shawlette someone might be missing, along with the usual random assortment of items -- reading glasses, etc. -- and, no surprise, a folding umbrella and a pair of rubber boots. Message me or email if any of these sound like they might belong to you, or if there is something else you would like me to check for. #mdsw2022 #lostandfound ... See MoreSee Less
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