Tag Archives: Wool

Finishing Up

Now that you’ve washed, spun, and dyed your wool. You have to put it to use. You can sell it, donate it, gift it, or make something out of it. Even if you don’t like your first yarn, make something … Continue reading

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Spinning Yarn

When my first, and so far only, spinning wheel, the Babe Pinkie, came in the mail, I was so excited. But it was HARD! And no one told me. I read Start Spinning by¬† Maggie Casey and that was amazingly … Continue reading

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Prepping Fleece

Of the ways to prepare fleece once it’s been washed, I’m going to focus on hand carding. This is a lot of work and takes a lot of physical effort. If you can afford a drum carder, that is a … Continue reading

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Washing Fleece

My mom came home from work with a bag of wool sheared off a meat sheep. It was disgusting, I was not planning on learning to spin yarn for about 15 years, and I had no idea where to start. … Continue reading

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From Sheep to Project

School has been pretty busy and I’m limited in the changes I can make for the planet when I live in the dorms (I do my best: I use my homemade products, utilize the dual flush toilets, minimize food waste, … Continue reading

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