|Our roving drafts easily and is great for beginning spinners. It is also a
favorite with needle felters. Our white romney roving is available again
thanks to Fitch Fibers in Bozrah
We have acquired some creamy white roving that isn't well suited to
spinning as it doesn't draw nicely but it will felt so it is being sold as Craft
All roving is sold cost plus shipping - by the pound or in 2 oz increments.
Craft Roving is $15/pound or/in 2 oz. increments at $4/2oz . Romney
Roving is $25/pound or in 2oz increments at $5/2 oz. increment . A ball
of roving averages between .75 lb and 1lb.
|Just in! Our own Romney yarn in white and gray. Custom spun
for us in a two ply worsted weight at $20/skein. We stilll have a
dark gray 2 ply Connecticut Blanket Yarn with skeins that
average around 4 ounces at $15/skein. We sometimes have
Handspun yarn which is $5/oz..
|The Connecticut Blanket Project is a cooperative project for members of the Connecticut Sheep Breeders Association, Inc..
These aren't your old scratchy Army or Navy blankets, rather they are soft, warm blankets made each year from wool that is
consigned by Association members. The wool is collected in early June, then delivered to the mill where it is washed, carded,
and spun into yarn that is then woven into blankets. The blankets are usually finished and delivered by late fall. The pattern
design on the blanket changes each year and the shade of gray varies depending on the quantity of dark fleeces
consigned. We order King, Queen & Long Throw sizes as well as scarves as they are the most popular, however we can
obtain other sizes (Full, Twin, Throw & Baby) from producers that ordered them. The long throw is great for covering up
while watching television or another favorite use,is throwing it over the half of the bed of the person who always seems to be
colder at night! There are about 325 blankets made each year and they all come with a certificate that lists the Connecticut
farms that made the blanket possible..
|The Connecticut Blanket
100% Wool Blankets from Connecticut Sheep
Ordering & Shipping
To order just drop us an email at email@example.com telling us what you want and where it will be shipped to. Shipping is from
zipcode 06360 via insured FedEx or USPS. Once I have your shipping address and get your order weighed up I will contact you to finalize your
order and arrange for payment. Connecticut residents are subject to CT Sales Tax. We take payment via PayPal or Square Up and checks.
Orders paid by check will be sent once the check clears. Orders can usually ship within a few days of payment except during our busy seasons
when it might have to wait for a Saturday.
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|THE 2018 CONNECTICUT BLANKETS ARE HERE!
The Connecticut Blanket Project Committee began giving each years blanket a special name. This year we chose to honor Fenner
"Jim" Burlingame for his years of dedication to the Connecticut Blanket Project Jim came to us with a background in the textile industry
and eventually took over the job of Treasurer for the Blanket. He was dedicated to any project he got involved with and when he told
us he was going to be battling cancer the Blanket Committee told him we were okay if he wished to step down. His answer was a very
firm, no because it would give him something to do. He was paying bills and keeping track of all the intricacies in the blanket process
this year and we never knew that he was losing his battle until we received a phone call from his wife to tell us he had passed.
|The committee for the CT Blanket
began naming them in 2016 and the
first was The Winterbrook which was
named after the farm of Laura "Jo" &
Kirby Judd. Jo was instrumental in
organizing the first blanket and many
more after that.