8 Weeks of Sheep Breed Spinning and Dyeing – Targhee

It's so fluffy!!! I can't believe how soft and squishy this fiber is! This week, in my eight weeks of sheep breed spinning and dyeing, I worked...

8 Weeks of Sheep Breed Spinning and Dyeing – Merino

Looooove Merino wool! It's no wonder why people gravitate to merino for roving and yarn! This week, in my eight weeks of sheep breed spinning and dyeing,...

8 Weeks of Sheep Breed Spinning and Dyeing – Icelandic Wool

I will be embarking on a new and exciting adventure spinning and dyeing my way through eight weeks of eight different sheep breeds. Join me on this...

Working with Two Pitch aka Viking Combs!

There are two main types of combs, English multi-pitch combs or Viking two pitch combs. About all Combs: Diameter of the tines: the larger the diameter of the...

Mantis Farms Sustainable Orgainc Fiber

Nestled on a hill top allowing them to see them to see the whole valley of Chewelah, Mantis Farms brings to mind a different time in American,...

Roving and Sliver and Batts! Oh My!

There seem to be an outstanding number of words that define the world of spinning fiber. Each one was developed to concisely inform about the steps and...

Field Trip! To Fiber First Inc.

I would like to start by thanking Karen at Fibers First Inc. for allowing us to invade her shop and share a better understanding of the process...

The Mysteries of Bradford and Micron Counts

Micron Bradford System USDA Fiber Grades Blood System Picking fibers by Numbers A word of warning – there is more to a fiber than the numbers that...

Gotland

More Viking Sheep! The Gotland sheep were established on the Swedish island of Gotland by the Vikings along with Karakul and Romanov sheep that crossed with the native...

How do you best Store Fiber?

  I love getting questions about posts or fiber arts, so if you think of any feel free to post them in the comments sections and...

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