Posted on 27th November 2015 by Shelley in Spinning Weaving Fibre.
Angora Goat Fibre Test : Is part of my fleece experiment . Angora Goat : This is where mohair comes from and is native to Turkey, their name taken from the word Ankara which is the ancient name for Turkey. Mohair-Adult (Dyed) : From www.crookabeckfarm.co.uk in the Lake District. Photo from wikipedia This […]
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Posted on 15th November 2015 by Shelley in Spinning Weaving Fibre.
Lleyn Straight To The Wheel Fleece My experiment with 19 different fleeces bypassing the carding and combing stages of preparing the fleece for spinning. I have been lucky enough to have bought from farmers all around the UK and Northern Ireland, the only downside of this post is now my husband knows exactly how […]
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Posted on 4th May 2014 by Shelley in Spinning Weaving Fibre.
Rare Breed Portland Sheep Fleece I decided I would make up carded batts’ that have just gone through the carder once and then choose what colours to dye them. Normally I have an idea of what I’m going to make or have designed it already before I get to the dyeing fibre stage, […]
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