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Seven steps to a successful wool wash

Posted by Sarah Turner on 14th February 2018 in Blog

Fine knit, chunky, patterned or plain, the world just seems a better place when you’re swaddled in the natural wonders of wool. And it looks beautiful too. So what’s not to love I say. The pleasure…and the pain As we all know, however, pleasure this good in life often comes packaged with a little pain.

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A look back at 2017

Posted by Sarah Turner on 31st December 2017 in Blog

I love the Crimbo Limbo period, it’s a time for family and the one time of year that I truly slow down and reflect. As another year draws to a close, I start to get nostalgic. I love the idea of writing a diary, but can never quite stick to it, however, I do usually

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The low down on lanolin

Posted by Sarah Turner on 4th December 2017 in Blog

This most natural of moisturisers has been helping humankind for the last 8,000 years, with records showing the ancient Egyptians were the first ones wise to its powers as an effective skin moisturiser.   Okay, so my little sheep-based business in the rainy Yorkshire Dales may seem a long way from the grandeur of the

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Felted soap: a new twist on an old favourite.

Posted by Sarah Turner on 10th October 2017 in Blog

Once upon a time, before liquid soaps, shower gels and body scrubs, there was soap. Everybody used it to get clean and smell nice. From the medicinal aromas of Wright’s Coal Tar to the luxury bubbles generated by creamy Camay, there truly was a bar to suit every bath-time. (As an aside, soap was so

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How to hack your laundry drying time

Posted by Sarah Turner on 11th September 2017 in Blog

Let’s get ready to tumble. We’ve all been there. You reach into the tumble dryer and the clothes you want to wear are still that teeny bit damp. What are you going to do: run late or go clammy? Then there’s the energy thing. Even the eco-friendly dryers can eat up electricity and pile the

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Summertime

Posted by Sarah Turner on 4th July 2017 in Blog

July is an exciting month for LITTLE BEAU SHEEP. It’s mid-wedding-season and you lovely people  have been keeping me busy with orders for 7th Anniversary gifts and what a romantic bunch you are!  Just take a look at this lovely message I sent out with an order, I couldn’t have put it better myself! The

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Events 2017

Posted by Sarah Turner on 14th June 2017 in Blog

I will be running a stall at the following events, please come and say hi. Grassington Dickensian Christmas Festival – Saturday 9th – Sunday 10th December. Central Grassington, North Yorkshire Otley Victorian Fayre  – Sunday 3rd December. Central Otley, West Yorkshire Etsy Made Local: Leeds Christmas Market  – Saturday 2nd December. Leeds City Museum, Cookridge

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