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Whitefaced Woodland Sheep

Whitefaced Woodland – photo from www.whitefacedwoodland.co.uk   Facts: Fleece Weight: 4.5 – 6.5 pounds (2-3 kg) Staple Length: 3-8 inches (7.5-20.5 cm) Fiber Diameter: 28-38 microns or coarser Natural colors:  white For the dye pot:  it will take colors nicely, except for any kemplike…

Wool sparks my heart!

As a spinner, there is really no limitation to the craft or how far we can take it. Everyone has an interest that seeks a spark within our hearts, wanting to gleam more and more of what gives us that feeling of “happy.” For…

Oxford Down. The fleece breed.

H C Stilgoe’s Adderbury ram lamb, champion at the 1943 Oxford Ram Fair (Photo courtesy of Oxford Down SBA from http://oxforddownsheep.org.uk/) I received 55 grams of this squishy fleece, all washed and ready to card for spinning from @bakewell_hearts during the holidays. 55 grams,carded Oxford…

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