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 25th November 2015 by Shelley in Spinning Weaving Fibre.
Bluefaced Leicester Fibre Test : Is part of my fleece experiment . Bluefaced Leicester : Evolved during the last century in East Cumbria. Bluefaced Leicester Mule (Dyed) : Fleece from www.townheadfarm.net or find them on www.facebook.com/TownheadFarm in Helensburgh, Scotland. Photo from British sheep & wool book. This was quite hard to […]
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Posted on 18th November 2015 by Shelley in Spinning Weaving Fibre.
Herdwick Fibre Test : Herdwick native to The Lake District from around the 12th century Herdwick : From “James & Helen Rebanks” find them on www.twitter.com/@herdyshepherd1 Photo from British sheep & wool book Now this was a really interesting participant as this is the only double coated fleece in my experiment. So this […]
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