Wool For Sale

Deyaneria on April 8th, 2013

I’ve been dyeing all weekend to see these. Ok not really but I have been dyeing all weekend. I have some new yarn types and new fiber for the shop so how about some Yarny/Fibery Goodness Eye-candy!!!!!!                 These yarns are all 100% bamboo. There are more colors available at The Fiber of […]

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Continue reading about I’ve been dyeing all weekend to see these.

Deyaneria on January 29th, 2013

No…. I’m not carding the sweater after blocking it……whew…… just wanted to get that confusion out of the way.    I’ve been steam blocking and pulling into the correct measurements.   Here is a unblocked sleeve. Looks much better blocked. Amazing the difference it makes. Since I block on the wrong side I had to […]

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Deyaneria on December 21st, 2012

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Continue reading about Fantastic Fiber Friday – Winter Solstice

Deyaneria on December 20th, 2012

The knitting on the socks is going a bit slow as it is traditional sock yarn.       So I figured the some spinning I started last week would be a welcome short break. I  started with some Opps basic blend batts and a wool/ mohair batt. I used the wool/mohair batt to make […]

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Continue reading about The knitting experiment continues and some spinning

Deyaneria on December 11th, 2012

Wow!!! I’m late posting today. I’ve been tweaking and putting new products into the shop all day. I’ve had a slew of new knitting jewelry come in had to get them photographed and listed.   Here’s a peek at what’s new!!!!!         Knitting Bracelets Stitch Markers Combed Angora  Wool Roving  Remember to get […]

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Continue reading about New bracelets, New Stitch Markers, New Fiber = Joy!!!!!

Deyaneria on November 2nd, 2012

I hope you got a laugh out of this one like I did.   Anyway here’s a few pics of me painting the tunis:           Share and Enjoy:

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Continue reading about Fantastic Fiber Friday – My Real Life

Deyaneria on October 31st, 2012

  Tunis wool is suprising soft with an almost downy handle , I usually see in down sheep types.  Colors can go from light ivory to cream, natural colored fleeces are obtained from first and sometimes second shearings of lambs.     The staple is long a minimum of 3.5 inches but usually longer 4-6 […]

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Continue reading about Oh The Fiber – Tempting Tunis Wool

Deyaneria on October 29th, 2012

Tunis is one of the oldest breeds of sheep, it is thought that  they are descended from the fat-tailed sheep written about in the Bible. They originate in Tunisia on the norther coast of Africa.   The earliest know importation to the U.S. was in the 1700′s a gift of Tunis Sheep given to Judge […]

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Continue reading about Oh The Fiber – Timeless Tunis Sheep

Deyaneria on October 24th, 2012

As I explained in the last post I’m working on a custom fiber processing and spinning order for a customer. We had decided to blend 50% newfoundland dog fur with corriedale wool to make it more spinnable.  This why I did a blend: Hair doesn’t have the scales the same way wool does to catch […]

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Continue reading about Oh The Fiber – Noteworthy Newfound Fiber

Deyaneria on June 15th, 2011

I was unable to spin my falkland after dyeing as it is still pretty wet the rainy weather here has kept the air damper than I would like. I even have had a fan on it for over 24 hours and it’s still wet. I did take some pics of my dyeing process this time. […]

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Continue reading about Oh the Fiber – Falkland wool Part 2