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Full moon.

It is late but still the 16th of October. The night of the full moon and the promised blanket, from last post, is done and should arrive somewhere on this globe by next month. 201 more words


Spinning WIPs

I was in a spinning mood this week and managed 5 singles to go with the 9 singles already done for a total of 13 singles waiting to be plied.   326 more words


The Light at the End of the Tunnel!

I’m down to the last two raw fleeces!  I may actually be done with this huge undertaking by the end of October!

Last year my lovely Sister in Law, who is a rural route letter carrier, started bringing me raw fleece from several of the small farms along her route.   128 more words


Flicking Wool Locks

I threw this together for someone on one of my Ravelry groups but I thought it would be good to share here.

This is my method of flicking locks. 196 more words

Raw Fleece

Scouring Raw Fleece

This is how I scour fleece.  This is by no means the only way but it’s what works for me.

  1.  Separate the fleece into locks.  Stack the locks and tuck them into mesh bags.  
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Fleeced, as usual

I updated the website! If you go to our fleece page, you will see that I have been busy posting fleece for sale! It’s raw fleece and for those of you who are not sheep types, that means it’s straight off the sheep, picked over but not washed. 66 more words


Raw Wool, Babydoll Southdown

Spring means shearing and that means lots of raw fleece. And that means it’s time to buy from my favorite farms. Last Sunday I paid a visit to the Smyth family at… 204 more words