#spin15aday · #spin15aday2021 · Wool · Wool Breed · Wool Breed Study

#spin15aday2021 post no. 3

photo permission from @thewildpurpleowl on Instagram I wanted to share a wonderful idea that Angela ~ @thewildpurpleowl on Instagram, created (see photo above). It's a simple spool shaped card for holding breed samples with the lock of wool and the sample yarn created. You can cut out the sides of an index card to create… Continue reading #spin15aday2021 post no. 3

#spin15aday · Bluefaced Leicester · Wool · Wool Breed · Wool Breed Study

August Wool Breed Study: Bluefaced Leicester

BFL - photo from Bluefaced Leicester Union of North America A few facts about BFL: Fiber: 24-28 microns Staple Length:  3-6 inches (longwool) Natural Colors: Mostly white, can have black or gray genes. A fiber quite easy to find and available in both fleece from farms or annual wool sales as well as commercially processed… Continue reading August Wool Breed Study: Bluefaced Leicester

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Wool Breed: Colored Ryeland

It's been awhile since I've posted, nearly five months.  Time to get back at it. This week's wool breed is Colored Ryeland. Picture from Wikipedia I'll be spinning up this 20 grams  @bakewell_hearts shared with me awhile back. Historically, the Ryeland sheep are thought to be from as early as the 1300's, where monks raise the… Continue reading Wool Breed: Colored Ryeland