Origin of the yarns

COBURG FOX SHEEP

Until the 19th century, this old breed of landsheep resided in large numbers in the mountainous regions of Central Europ ...

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Qiviut

The MUSK OX is an arctic mammal. Reminiscent of the mammoth, it seems to be a relic of prehistoric times. Even though it ...

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Buffalo

The NORTH AMERICAN BUFFALO belongs to the cattle family. These ruminants have cloven hoofs, and both females and males h ...

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Camel

We distinguish two main groups in the camelid family: the smaller South American varieties, such as the lamas and vicuna ...

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Alpaca

The ALPACA belongs to the camelid family. Its appearance is close to the llama, but it is considerably smaller. It has a ...

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Guanaco

The guanaco (Lama Guaniceo) belongs to the camelid family and is native to South America. It is closely related to the l ...

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Black Welsh Mountain Sheep

The BLACK WELSH MOUNTAIN is a small, black sheep with no wool on the face or on the legs below the knee and hock. It is ...

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Blue-Faced Leicester

Blue-Faced Leicester sheep evolved near Hexham in Northumberland at the beginning of the 20th century. It is a long-wool ...

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JURA-Sheep (Swiss Breed)

The JURA-SHEEP is one of the six recognised sheep breeds of Switzerland. One distinguishes between the dark brown to the ...

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Shetland

The SHETLAND's roots go back over a thousand years. Probably the first sheep were brought to the Shetland Islands by Vik ...

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Wensleydale

The WENSLEYDALE breed goes back to 1838, to one founding ram called "Blue Cap", a striking sire with blue pigmentation o ...

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