KATIE ROCKLIFF

krockliff@hotmail.co.uk
chinleycamping.co.uk
i: @kindfibre

venue 28: Rubies Rags

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Katie keeps a flock of Icelandic sheep on a smallholding in Chinley. They have gorgeous fleece which grows in every shade of brown, grey, black and white. Inspired by the fleece of the beautiful Icelandic sheep Katie started felting. She uses the natural colours produced by the flock to create unique and useful pieces. The different colours and textures created by the individual locks add depth to the finished felt. Their wool is naturally insulating and the felting process preserves this property perfectly. Katie lovingly rears and shears the sheep on the smallholding. Each piece has a story drawn from the life of the individual who gave their fleece for Katie to felt