Dyeing handspun wool

With the sample of the meat breed sheep 🐑 complete, it's time to think of expanding to a complete project. I was happy with the way the skein turned out. There is always a soft spot in my heart for medium breeds. I'm not a girl that needs it all to be super soft; [...]

By |2020-12-23T15:04:55+00:00December 23rd, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on Dyeing handspun wool

Processing Sheep Wool –

No Fleece Left Behind Part one So the title is actually a technique on how to clean and process even the dirties fleeces. I'm just borrowing it to reference that every fleece is good for something, and there is more to wool than just Merino. Sure, I like Merino like the next person (see [...]

By |2020-12-23T15:09:51+00:00November 24th, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on Processing Sheep Wool –

Icelandic Breed Study | Denise Williams, Research Intern

ICELANDIC BREED STUDY Icelandic is quite a fascinating breed. It's dual coated, meaning it has a soft inner coat called þel, and a longer, harsher outercoat known as tog. Often the two layers are separated and spun for two distinct types of yarn. Or they can be spun together, to produce a lofty, warm and waterproof yarn known as [...]

By |2020-09-23T16:57:03+00:00September 18th, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on Icelandic Breed Study | Denise Williams, Research Intern
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