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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.
Towering above the islands, with extensive panoramic views over land and sea to land again, the crags atop all three peaks provide breath-taking drama to these relatively wee hills.
4ply - heavy fingering weight
50g - 170m
Sgeir is a deep grey yarn a blend of white alpaca and dark Shetland wool sourced locally in Scotland.
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.