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Julia DeVlieg offers for sale  –  SOLD in just one month!

January 10, 2020  ad posted, notified sold February 8, 2020

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~  A 45″ CRANBROOK Countermarche Floor Loom   $3,800

Almost New Condition, Slightly Used   Serial #:  C4580 231 983

I purchased this with the intention of learning to weave using my beautiful Karakul fleeces. But farming, family, sheep, the Karakul Registry, and felting took all my time. So weaving never happened and now my interest, and energy, are gone.

It is a beautiful machine. Living in southern Michigan, I purchased it around 1977. We moved it to Rice, WA in 1983.  It has been kept safe and dry all these years. We just recently unpacked and assembled the basic structure to verify the integrity of the maple pieces. Still packaged, other wooden parts were checked over and counted by a friend who is an experienced weaver. Included is the bench, a warping board frame, and possibly a few more accessories that ‘I know not what they are!’

Click on a photo once to enlarge. Click right or left arrows to view gallery of Cranbrook Loom, Loom & Warping Board Frame, Parts Disassembled, ID & Serial Number.

Factory assembly instructions comes with the loom. A 5-page PDF with design details and history story of Cranbrook Looms is available here.

Call or email and we’ll discuss shipping.

Julia DeVlieg
Anakus Karakuls
3026 Esvelt Road
Rice  WA  99167

Posted January 10, 2020



Mary Carol Buchholz has been breeding Karakul sheep at Onion Creek Ranch in Dripping Springs, Texas for 31 years. Mary Carol has SOLD!! all of her 2019 lambs that were pictured here and is waiting for 2020 lambs with predominate Hagerman genetics.


Lamb groups gallery–rams have tags in right ears, ewes have tags in left

Contact Info:
Mary Carol Buchholz
Onion Creek Karakuls (OCK)
Dripping Springs. Texas
Phone: 512-461-3870

Updated January 10, 2020; posted July 22, 2019



For Sale: Breeding stock, raw and processed wool, yak down, antique shearing equipment


Rare Stewart ‘Greyhound’. $300
Rare Stewart ‘Big Boy’- bronze body with 3.5″ combs . $200

Click on a photo once to enlarge. Click right or left arrows to view gallery.

Big batch of lambs has arrived in December-January lambing. Need to sell wool, fiber equipment and some sheep to make moving easier. Call Joe!

Joe with twin Karakul ewe lambs

Call Joe at: 208-589 -9042
Joe Billman
Six Winds Sheep
3205W 2600N
Arco, Idaho 83213

Updated January 10, 2020; renewed July 22, 2019; 1st posted May 18, 2018



Entire flock of 19 Karakul Sheep – SOLD in just one month!

February 1st  ad posted, notified sold March 8, 2019



Kathy Donovan has been breeding Karakul sheep at Checkmate Farm since 2004 and occasionally has breeding stock for sale.

Checkmate-days old Donovan Karakul lambs

Karakuls are raised for fleeces to create Persian Rug Yarn. Kathy is an Oxford Company Punch Rug Hooking Instructor.

“Early Persia” rug design by Jane McGown Flynn, Hooked by Kathy Donovan

Kathy also sells rug roving for braiding rugs and offers classes all year.

Checkmate Farm booth-yarns & rug hooking equipment

Farm Website URL:

Contact Info:
Kathy Donovan
Bluemont, Virginia

Updated August 8, 2018; posted June 8, 2017


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