Buckeye Chicken Farm & Karakul Sheep Breeder

Checkmate Farm is a Karakul Sheep farm located in Bluemont, Virginia.

Contact Information: Kathy Donovan, Cell: 540 454 4898, Home: 540 554 2858

EMAIL: kathy@checkmatefarm.com

We are not a store. Please make an appointment to visit our farm.

On our website you will find information about our farm, our animals, our products & upcoming events in the Loudoun Valley area.

Why Karakuls?


Checkmate Natural FiberCheckmate Natural Fiber Network Partners

Checkmate Farm:  Offers supplies to make braided roving, locker, latch, and punch needle rugs.  You can purchase the Oxford Needle Punch, Karakul rug yarns, Seal Harbor Rug Yarn, foundation monk’s cloth, Karakul roving, pelts and blankets. Yankee Peddler Traditional Hook Kits.

Peace Weavers: Hand Maiden” yarn, roving, knit patterns, Peace Fleece yarns, hand painted Peace Fleece knitting needles, buttons, wool roving blends which are ideal for spinning.

Temple Hall 4 H Sheep Club

In Loudoun County, The Temple Hall Sheep Club offers the opportunity for children in 3rd grade and up the opportunity to be assigned to sheep farms to learn the care of animals. In July the kids show their sheep at the Loudoun County 4 H Fair. If is great fun for parents, kids and farmers to work together and gain life long skills. Checkmate Farm supports this wonderful opportunity for families.



 Our fiber products are sold year round at…

“It’s Bazaar on 21st street” at 143 N. 21st Street, Purcellville, VA

Store Hours: Tuesday – Sunday 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., (540) 751-9260