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Astair - Coire100% SSL Secure
a s t a i r journey
Taking you on a journey across the Three Peaks of South Uist, Astair pauses and takes in the breathtaking scenery, heritage and features of this rugged land. Though small in stature; Thacla, Beinn Choradail, and Bheinn Mhòr present a side to Uist that is today wild in spirit though steeped in history.
Born from a partnership between Claddach Farm, Fife, and Uist Wool, Astair talks of many journeys.
- A journey into the unknown. Working with alpaca fibre has been a new learning curve on the mill floor.
- A journey from Fife to Uist with the Carrs of Claddach Farm.
- A journey through the islands, exploring the lesser-known land and history of the Eastern side of South Uist.
Millions of years of glacial snow and ice erosion formed this forbidding bowl in the mountainside, the shadows of which shift with the seasons.
Coire is a creamy fawn/white yarn and a blend of white alpaca with white Cheviot wool (50/50 blend).
4ply - heavy fingering
50g - 175m
Uist Wool is a new venture inspired by co-operative values. The original idea to build a new Mill in North Uist emerged from a collective will to find a fresh purpose for local fleece that would reconnect the community with their cultural heritage of wool-working.