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Processing Raw Fleece: Part 2

So now you’re ready to get the fleece into the tub.  I like to use plastic baskets that you can get from the pound shop or dollar store.   605 more words


Stash enhancement : Malabrigo Worsted Citrus 91

Hi Everyone! I went to my LYS and some delicious yarn has made its way to my stash!  The shop is called Mouliné Yarn and it is located in Montréal. 163 more words


A World of Wool Beyond Merino

It’s that time of year again when the yearning to buy a few sheep, some alpacas and a couple of small horses is upon me. I collect real estate listings of farms near and far that are up for sale and casually leave the good ones on The Skipper’s side of the dining table. 353 more words


Another ZigZag: I'm Dyeing 

I’m dyeing for fun. Oh My God, I had SO MUCH FUN.

We just finished the natural dye workshop, the Memphis Botanuc Garden, that I mentioned in the post about hunting pokeweed. 218 more words


Get your turtle on: Classic knitwear from Realm & Empire

Some guys have a real thing about knitwear. A real thing, as in they will go on and on about all the “knits” they have and the “knits” they need. 360 more words


Processing Raw Fleece: Part 1

So here we go!

This is what a bag full of raw merino cross looks like.    Lovely creamy colour….

But quite dirty in places

The first thing I do is trim off all the caked and dirty ends.   350 more words


Race to the finish line

Finally! Stitched the button band on in between courses during my belated birthday dinner, attached the buttons, and IT IS FINISHED! Glittertind is an amazing pattern. 108 more words