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2016 Fall Fleeces

The fleeces offered for sale here are raw Icelandic fleeces from the 2016 Fall clip, which have been heavily skirted to remove belly wool and vegetative matter. An Icelandic fleece contains two types of fiber: the thel or undercoat that is very fine with lots of crimp, and the thog that has a longer staple (6-11" in the Fall), is less fine, and has lots of natural curl. Some spinnners prefer to spin the raw wool into yarn ("in the grease") because Icelandic fleeces contain only a moderate amount of natural lanolin. We only sell entire fleeces. Shipping charges within the United States will be added to your purchase price. For shipping outside the United States please email us for an estimate, or purchase the fleeces on Paypal and we will bill you for the shipping before we send the order. If you wish to purchase some fleeces, please order on-line via PayPal, or call or email us. Credit Cards (via PayPal), PayPal, or Personal Checks are accepted as payment.

Fall shearing takes place in October. If you wish to reserve a future Fall fleece, please call or email.

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LAMB ID and Photo LAMB Fleece For Sale LAMB ID and Photo LAMB Fleece For Sale
"Runar" SSW-340D
Joakim Ari Leifur Tigull

Photo with LAMB fleece
Black Grey Spotted Ram
F-1248 
LAMB Fleece from SSW-340D

24.0 oz for $32
  SOLD
 WA
 SSW-337D
Geri Ari Blesi Prestur

Photo with LAMB fleece
Moorit Spotted Ram
F-1247 
LAMB Fleece from SSW-337D

25.0 oz for $34
  SOLD
 ME
 SSW-334D
Blesi KarlPhilip Prestur Leifur

Photo with LAMB fleece
Solid Moorit Ram
F-1246 
LAMB Fleece from SSW-334D

27.0 oz for $37
  SOLD
 CA
 SSW-332D
Joakim KarlPhilip Leifur Ari

Photo with LAMB fleece
Solid Black Ram
F-1245 
LAMB Fleece from SSW-332D

21.1 oz for $29
  SOLD
 NV
 SSW-330D
Tigull Joakim Biskup Ari

Photo with LAMB fleece
Black Spotted Ram
F-1244 
LAMB Fleece from SSW-330D

26.1 oz for $35
  SOLD
 NV
 SSW-324D
Leifur Bambi Prestur Ari

Photo with LAMB fleece
Black Mouflon Spotted Ram
F-1243 
LAMB Fleece from SSW-324D

31.2 oz for $42
 SSW-323D
Leifur Bambi Prestur Ari

Photo with LAMB fleece
Moorit Badgerface Ram
F-1242 
LAMB Fleece from SSW-323D

23.5 oz for $32
  SOLD
 OR
 SSW-321D
KarlPhilip Leifur Geri Blesi

Photo with LAMB fleece
Moorit Grey Mouflon Ram
F-1241 
LAMB Fleece from SSW-321D

34.7 oz for $47
  SOLD
 OR
"Ragnil" SSW-346D
KarlPhilip Leifur Geri Blesi

Photo with LAMB fleece
Moorit Mouflon Ewe
F-1240 
LAMB Fleece from SSW-346D

36.2 oz for $49
  SOLD
 OK

www.sunrisesheep.com/WoolFleecesFall.htm (Page 1)

LAMB ID and Photo LAMB Fleece For Sale LAMB ID and Photo LAMB Fleece For Sale
"Ludia" SSW-345D
Leifur Biskup Hnykill Prestur

Photo with LAMB fleece
Moorit Spotted Ewe
F-1239 
LAMB Fleece from SSW-345D

21.1 oz for $29
"Talia" SSW-343D
Karl-Philip Bambi Prestur 

Photo with LAMB fleece
Moorit Spotted Ewe
F-1238 
LAMB Fleece from SSW-343D

26.9 oz for $36
  SOLD
 OR
"Branfina" SSW-341D
Joakim Leifur Tigull Biskup

Photo with LAMB fleece
Black Grey Ewe
F-1237 
LAMB Fleece from SSW-341D

34.2 oz for $46
  SOLD
 WA
"Ragla" SSW-336D
Geri Blesi Ari Leifur

Photo with LAMB fleece
Solid Moorit Ewe
F-1236 
LAMB Fleece from SSW-336D

32.5 oz for $44
  SOLD
 ME
"Vilrika" SSW-335D
Blesi KarlPhilip Prestur Leifur

Photo with LAMB fleece
Solid Moorit Ewe
F-1235 
LAMB Fleece from SSW-335D

24.6 oz for $33
"Tonja" SSW-328D
Leifur KarlPhilip Ari Prestur

Photo with LAMB fleece
Black Badgerface Spotted
F-1234 
LAMB Fleece from SSW-328D

29.1 oz for $39
"Yrsa" SSW-326D
Leifur Bambi Geri Skumur

Photo with LAMB fleece
Moorit Mouflon Ewe
F-1233 
LAMB Fleece from SSW-326D

35.7 oz for $48
"Yrja" SSW-325D
Leifur Bambi Geri Skumur

Photo with LAMB fleece
Moorit Mouflon Ewe
F-1232 
LAMB Fleece from SSW-325D

35.5 oz for $48
"Hrefna" SSW-322D
KarlPhilip Leifur Geri Blesi

Photo with LAMB fleece
Moorit Grey Ewe
F-1231 
LAMB Fleece from SSW-322D

38.2 oz for $51
  SOLD
 WA
"Snekja" SSW-316D
KarlPhilip Joakim Tigull Ari

Photo with LAMB fleece
Solid Black Ram
F-1230 
LAMB Fleece from SSW-316D

40.2 oz for $54

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Sheep ID and Photo Fleece For Sale Sheep ID and Photo Fleece For Sale
"Eyglo" SSW-314C
Blesi Prestur Leifur Tigull

Photo with Fall fleece
Solid Black Ewe
F-1229 
Fall Fleece from SSW-314C

48.8 oz for $49
  SOLD
 ME
"Brigitta" SSW-305C
KarlPhilip Geri Ari Blesi

Photo with Fall fleece
Solid Moorit Ewe
F-1228 
Fall Fleece from SSW-305C

38.4 oz for $39
  SOLD
 
"Sighvit" SSW-303C
Ari Leifur Geri Tigull

Photo with Fall fleece
Morrit Spotted Ewe
F-1227 
Fall Fleece from SSW-303C

48.0 oz for $49
  SOLD
 IL
"Geirlaug" SSW-297C
KarlPhilip Leifur Tigull

Photo with Fall fleece
Black Grey Ewe
F-1226 
Fall Fleece from SSW-297C

34.6 oz for $35
  SOLD
 ME
"Mirjam" SSW-294C
Joakim Biskup Tigull Hnykill

Photo with Fall fleece
Black Grey Spotted Ewe
F-1225 
Fall Fleece from SSW-294C

47.0 oz for $48
  SOLD
 ME
"Hermione" SSW-271B
Geri Prestur Blesi Skumur

Photo with Fall fleece
Moorit Grey Sheep
F-1224 
Fall Fleece from SSW-271B

78.1 oz for $79
"Emma2" SSW-293B
Geri Bambi Skumur Biskup

Photo with Fall fleece
Black Badgerface Ewe
F-1223 
Fall Fleece from SSW-293B

27.2 oz for $28
  SOLD
 PR
"Skalma" SSW-291B
Joakim Tigull Ari Biskup

Photo with Fall fleece
Black Spotted Ewe
F-1222 
Fall Fleece from SSW-291B

34.6 oz for $35
  SOLD
 ME

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Sheep ID and Photo Fleece For Sale Sheep ID and Photo Fleece For Sale
"Leista" SSW-290B
Joakim Blesi Prestur Tigull

Photo with Fall fleece
Black Spotted Ewe
F-1221 
Fall Fleece from SSW-290B

50.1 oz for $51
  SOLD
 ME
"Blith" SSW-288B
Leifur Biskup Hnykill Bambi

Photo with Fall fleece
Black Grey Spotted Ewe
F-1220 
Fall Fleece from SSW-288B

48.0 oz for $49
"Glethi" SSW-287B
Bambi Leifur Skumur Morro 

Photo with LAMB fleece
Black Grey Ewe
F-1219 
Fall Fleece from SSW-287B

46.1 oz for $47
  SOLD
 WA
"Vigdis" SSW-279B
Tigull Leifur Biskup Ari

Photo with Fall fleece
White Ewe
F-1218 
Fall Fleece from SSW-279B

57.1 oz for $58
  SOLD
 ME
"Halsa" BEL-506A
Karl Philip Aboti Flotti Kani

Photo with Fall fleece
Morrit Grey Ewe
F-1217 
Fall Fleece from BEL-506A

44.8 oz for $45
  SOLD eBay
  WA
 "Hlya" SSW-265A
Bambi Prestur Ari Biskup

Photo with Fall LAMB fleece
Black Badgerface Ewe
F-1216 
Fall Fleece from SSW-265A

37.9 oz for $38
  SOLD
 OR
"Hvitnev" SSW-259A
Ari Geri Blesi Bambi

Photo with Fall fleece
Black Spotted Ewe
F-1215 
Fall Fleece from SSW-259A

38.2 oz for $39
  SOLD
 ME
"Berta" SSW-257A
Geri Ari Blesi Bambi

Photo with Fall fleece
Moorit Spotted Ewe
F-1214 
Fall Fleece from SSW-257A

36.2 oz for $37
  SOLD
 VA

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Sheep ID and Photo Fleece For Sale Sheep ID and Photo Fleece For Sale
 "Vinka" SSW-242A
Blesi Prestur Leifur Ari

Photo with Fall fleece
Black Mouflon Ewe
F-1213 
Fall Fleece from SSW-242A

36.6 oz for $37
"Sjona" SSW-233A
Leifur Ari Prestur Bambi

Photo with Fall fleece
Black Mouflon Ewe
F-1212 
Fall Fleece from SSW-233A

27.1 oz for $28
"Anika" SSW-143X
Ari Leifur genetics

Photo with Fall fleece
Black Spotted Ewe
F-1211 
Fall Fleece from SSW-143X

32.9 oz for $33
  SOLD
 OH
"Mira" SSW-136X
Bambi Morro Skumur genetics

Photo with Fall fleece
Solid Black Ewe
F-1210 
Fall Fleece from SSW-136X

56.6 oz for $57
  SOLD
 ME
"Ingebjorg" SSW-108U
Skumur Morro Bambi genetics

Photo with Fall fleece
Solid Moorit Ewe
F-1209 
Fall Fleece from SSW-108U

38.2 oz for $39
  SOLD
 IL
"Marcella" SSW-096U
Leifur Biskup Hnykill Bambi

Photo with Fall fleece
Black Grey Ewe
F-1208 
Fall Fleece from SSW-096U

43.8 oz for $44
  SOLD
 AZ
"Siri" BLW-113T
Tigull Biskup genetics

Photo with Fall fleece
White Ewe
F-1207 
Fall Fleece from BLW-113T

39.7 oz for $40
  SOLD
 
"Ragnarr" SSW-312C
Leifur Geri Blesi Ari

Photo with Fall fleece
Moorit Mouflon Ram
F-1206 
Fall Fleece from SSW-312C

60.8 oz for $61

www.sunrisesheep.com/WoolFleecesFall.htm (Page 5)

Sheep ID and Photo Fleece For Sale Sheep ID and Photo Fleece For Sale
"Thrandur" SSW-310C
Bambi Geri Leifur Blesi

Photo with Fall fleece
Solid Moorit Ram
F-1205 
Fall Fleece from SSW-310C

34.2 oz for $35
"Mundi" SSW-302C
Ari Geri Leifur Blesi 

Photo with Fall fleece
Black Grey Spotted Ram
F-1204 
Fall Fleece from SSW-302C

35.8 oz for $36
  SOLD
 WA
 SSW-299C
Tigull Geri Blesi 

Photo with Fall fleece
Black Spotted Ram
F-1203 
Fall Fleece from SSW-299C

44.5 oz for $45
  SOLD
 ME
 SSW-298C
Blesi Prestur Leifur 

Photo with LAMB fleece
Black Grey Mouflon Ram
F-1202 
Fall Fleece from SSW-298C

48.0 oz for $49
"Orvi" SSW-286B
KarlPhilip Prestur Geri Blesi

Photo with Fall fleece
Moorit Grey Ram
F-1201 
Fall Fleece from SSW-286B

88.9 oz for $89
"Geirr" SSW-285B
Tigull Leifur Prestur Ari

Photo with Fall fleece
Black Grey Ram
F-1200 
Fall Fleece from SSW-285B

77.6 oz for $78
Siri 3yr old SSW-278B
Tigull Leifur Biskup Ari

Photo with Fall fleece
Black Spotted Ram
F-1199 
Fall Fleece from SSW-278B

66.9 oz for $67
  SOLD
 
"Loki" BEL-514A
Joakim Tigull Biskup Ari

Photo with Fall fleece
Black Spotted Ram
F-1198 
Fleece from BEL-514A

45.1 oz for $46

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The above fleeces are from the Fall clip of 2016, which were posted here on WoolFleecesFall.htm on 11/22/16.
Fleeces from other Fall clips are available on WoolFleecesOnSale.htm. Some prices are substantially reduced.
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Colors: The exact shades of colors seen here may vary slightly, depending upon the monitor you are displaying them on. The color black is particularly difficult to photograph accurately. Often lighter shades of black will appear brown on a digital photo. In some cases we have had to resort to a black&white photograph to accurately present the true color of a black fleece. Spotting is a lack of color in areas without spots, so the "whitest" fleece will come from a spotted sheep.
Weights: The fleeces are priced according to the weights at shearing; the shipped weight may be 5-6% less due to moisture loss during storage.
Genetics: The names above each sheep's picture refer to breeding rams in Iceland to which each sheep is related. A VAI-Ewe or VAI-Ram is the product of vaginal articifial insemination using frozen semen from rams currently living in Iceland. We began using this procedure for introducing new genetics into our flock after hosting the 3rd SouthRam VAI Workshop at our farm in September of 2007.

Testimonials

"Hi, I was very pleasantly surprised today to receive my fleece, as they came in less than a week! Awesome is the best word to describe them. They are clean from matter/veg. and well skirted. I would never have thought that Icelandics would be so fine. If I ever stop hugging them, I will thoroughly enjoy spinning them. LOL Thanks for the pictures - it is almost as good as really owning them. Once again, sincere thanks for your well run business. 1 : ) customer!"
     (LF from Ontario)
"Hi Dave - I received the lamb fleece today, and it's lovely! I have to say I wasn't entirely sure I would enjoy working with the Icelandic, as the commercial prep roving I've handled to date has been sort of ... average. But the fleece I received is incredibly soft. I don't think I'll be separating it out at all to spin - it will all be prepped together. Don't be surprised if you see another order from me soon - I may be an Icelandic convert, as this fleece has me sold on the breed. Thanks again,"
     (TG from Missouri)
"I just wanted to let you know the fleeces arrived and I am so pleased. I have already washed Frida['s fleece], carded some batts with the combined wools and sampled up some yarn and I really can't decide whether to make a soft and sturdy sock yarn, or to spin some lopi-esqe singles for a vest! Siri is waiting her turn and Margaret's roving is scrumptious. BTW, where do you send your fleeces for processing [into roving]? - they do a great job - and not everyone wants to process the longer fibers. I am really surprised at the softness of these fleeces and I am so glad to know where I can get more! It is also such fun to have the pics [pictures of the sheep] too! "
     (TS from California)
"I wanted to take a minute and send you a quick email to tell you how happy and excited I am with the fleece (SSW-092U) I just recieved today - and the picture [of the sheep]! I absolutely love the moorit grey color, and it is amazingly clean/soft. I couldn't resist ordering another the other day and can't wait to see Solveig's fleece in person! Thank you very much, I look forward to doing much more business with you in the future."
     (KL from Maine)
"Dear David - the icelandic fleece arrived last week and I finally got to sort and wash it today and wanted to let you know I am really so happy with it. Lovely bright white, soft thel and nice and clean. Thanks so much. And, I loved the sheep picture! I am really looking forward to the spinning! Want to separate the coats and make a very special lace scarf or shawl with the thel."
     (CD from British Columbia)
"David - Brunyar's fleece arrived Friday, I've been sorting and starting to wash his fleece this weekend. It is all I expected and more. He has beautiful long white locks, it will be a joy to spin. I just have to decide what, which is another fun process. Please give Brunyar a pat for me and tell him to keep up the good work. I look forward to purchasing a fleece of one of Brunyar's pals in the future. And by the way, I really like the fact that you have a picture of the sheep next to his/her fleece picture. It makes the shopping so much easier and enjoyable. I like knowing whose fleece I have and what they look like."
     (VB from Ohio)
"The first fleece was so nice I couldn't help but get a few more. Fabulous! Thank you so much!"
     (SS from Michigan)
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