Wool For Spinning

Deyaneria on January 24th, 2014

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Continue reading about Fantastic Fiber Friday – Cabling Your Yarn

Deyaneria on September 20th, 2013

        Places to find wool combs. http://www.earthguild.com/products/spinning/sunrises/spsunris.htm http://www.paradisefibers.com/spinning-wheels-fiber/spinning-tools-accessories/wool-combs.html https://www.etsy.com/shop/BenjaminGreenStudio or possibly make your own. http://www.ravelry.com/groups/diy-tools Share and Enjoy:

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Continue reading about Fantastic Fiber Friday – Let’s comb some wool

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 April 5th, 2013

      We have had 3 great reviews this week!!!! Hand spun Yarn /Fiber Review- The More, The Merrier Contest to win Spinning fiber –  ends 4/15/13 Yarn Review-  Made By Renee You can enter the yarn giveaway on the same page it ends 4/7/13. Spinning Class Review- Craft Cravings     Share and Enjoy:

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Continue reading about Fantastic Fiber Friday – Stunning Fibery Goodness

Deyaneria on February 19th, 2013

         Karakul have very distinctly colored fleeces. The lambs are born black with wavy curls and as they grow the curls open and the color begins to lighten. There is amazingly wide range of shades going form black, silvery blue grays, to golden tan,red-browns, white with other colors and pure white. Interestingly […]

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Continue reading about Oh the Fiber – Karakul Wool

Deyaneria on February 11th, 2013

    The Karakul may be the oldest breed of domesticated sheep. Archeological evidence indicates the existence of the Persian lambskin as early as 1400 B.C. and carvings of a distinct Karakul type have been found on ancient Babylonian temples. Although known as the “fur” sheep, the Karakul provided more than the beautifully patterned silky […]

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Continue reading about Oh The Fiber – Karakul Sheep

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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Continue reading about Sweater Blocking and Carding

Deyaneria on January 7th, 2013

My new year just got busier, crazier, and possibly sexier than I could have ever imagined.  I have been working on new batts and yarns for all of you lovely peeps for Valentine’s Day. I just got back from a major meeting and have my first wholesale account. Whooohooo!!!!!! Can you tell I’m excited!!!!! New […]

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Continue reading about Busy, Crazy, Sexy – New Year!!!!!

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