The Cost of Fleece

The Cost of Fleece

It’s fleece buying season again – some people think of it as shearing season. I have been buying a lot of fleeces every year for the last 10 years. I used them to sell when I owned a spinning store and I use them now for class materials. For the shop I...
Wool Judging

Wool Judging

So I got home from North Carolina a week ago. It has taken me this long to begin to feel normal. I’m always a little extra tired and want to be a little extra quiet when I get home from a teaching. This week was a little different because I had decided to take...
I’m a Little Judgy

I’m a Little Judgy

Today I teach my first class of 5 total at The Southeastern Animal Fiber Fair or SAFF for short. Today’s class is a breeds study that I started teaching a couple of years ago called Who’s the Fairest: A Princess Breeds study. We all wear tiaras and there...
Handcarding – Speeding up

Handcarding – Speeding up

I showed some Tunis on Facebook  and Instagram a week or so ago that I had hand carded. I began with slightly over 2 pounds of scoured fleece and it took a little under 4 hours and I had just a tad under 2 pounds of hand carded rolags. I had plenty of comments about...
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