Deyaneria on October 29th, 2011

I’m updating the blog site hope to be done by monday. Have a great weekend.

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Deyaneria on October 24th, 2011

  I picked up some camel fiber and fell in love with the first touch. I had to find out more. Camel hair is, variously, the hair of a camel; a type of cloth made from camel hair; or a substitute for authentic camel hair; and is classified as a specialty hair fibre. When woven into […]

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Deyaneria on October 21st, 2011

I found an interesting spindle whorl. I was told it was from Africa. It seems to be made from clay. I found a knitting needle worked well for the shaft. I did do a little spinning on it. I used it as a bottom whorl. I also found this cute prosperity frog. As I moved […]

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Deyaneria on October 19th, 2011

We paid our 2 dollar admission and filled out the doorprize form. Then I went and made my first round. I’m one of those that walks around and once and then makes the decision of what I would like to buy. I didn’t know any of the vendors(unusual because I usually know someone).  After my first […]

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Deyaneria on October 17th, 2011

My dear friend Medora invited me on a day trip to Ellsworth, Me. It was Medora , Mr. Medora and another mutual friend. I was just looking forward to  lovely day with people I adore.   We  left around 8am Saturday morning. Unfortunately, the night before as I was heading to bed I tripped over […]

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Deyaneria on October 14th, 2011

I’ve been canning again this week. 50 pds of potatoes this time. I’ve also figured out to make a heel on my CSM whooohooo, I’m getting closer to making some “sweet socks.” Sweet socks are a really cool way to make socks on your CSM, the Colorado Cranker has quite a few youtube videos on […]

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Deyaneria on October 12th, 2011

I wanted to explain how pygora is harvested. It is usually combed, plucked or sheared off the goat. An A-type fleece is usually used as is off the goat due to to a smaller amount of guard hair  this type is  basically scour and go. If the limited guard hairs are removed a lustrious silky […]

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Deyaneria on October 10th, 2011

Pygora goats are a mixed breed of Angora and Pygmy goats.  I love goats they are so cute! The Pygora was a purposeful cross, bred by Katharine Jorgensen of Oregon City, Oregon. In 1987, the Pygora Breeders Association was formed in the United States, and has since then been registering and promoting Pygoras. Today, the […]

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Deyaneria on October 7th, 2011

It’s been a crazy week. I didn’t get as much done as I had hoped. I did however get the artfire store started. There isn’t much in there yet but I have added a few items. Lots of ninja knitting and ninja frogging ugh!  Trying to get the CSM(circular sock knitting machine) working right too. I don’t […]

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Deyaneria on October 5th, 2011

Icelandic fleece is dual-coated. In Icelandic the long outer coat is called tog and the fine inner coat thel. When separated, the outer and inner coats are used for different woolen products. Tog is generally classified as a medium wool around 27 micrometres in diameter. It is good for weaving and other durable products. Thel, […]

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