Posted on 27th November 2015 by Shelley in Spinning Weaving Fibre.
One Alpaca and 8 Sheep I’ve tested on this post to go straight from the fleece to the wheel by missing out the carding/combing stage. If you missed out at the beginning of this experiment then click HERE for the introduction and description of what I’ve been trying to do. You will also find […]
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Posted on 21st November 2015 by Shelley in Spinning Weaving Fibre.
Shetland Shetland Fibre Test : Is part of my fleece experiment . Shetland : Native to The Shetland Islands Scotland since the 8th century Shetland Fleece From : Keswick www.facebook.com/derwentshetlands . Photo from poster www.rbst.org.uk This was a really dirty fleece and I had to give it a bit of a pounding, but […]
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Posted on 17th November 2015 by Shelley in Spinning Weaving Fibre.
Portland Fibre Test : An ancient breed native to South West England Portland Fleece From : “Renwick Mill, Penrith” fleece sale @ Woolfest. Photo from British rare breeds poster This fleece had a good length of staple of 4 – 5ins and teased into a nice foamy springy fibre ball. I love […]
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