I now own some raw fleece form 2 sources. I ordered some white and grey Romney from Sunday Creek farm. We used some of it in class. Then I went to a fiber show in central NY and bought some black Border Leister that I thought looked nice. I saw Stella there! She was a participant. And I also saw Kim!
Wednesday, June 22, 2011
I have washed all the fleece that we got from the local farmer (during class). It was very dirty and full of vegetable matter. I washed it 4 times. some of the vegetable matter fell out during pickling and carding and more has come out with the spinning. my singles still have a small amount of vegetable matter in them. I am using the fleece for practice. right now I continuing to learn the drop spindle (it was new to me at class). I have not done any homework yet, but my goal is to have the dyeing done, not the mounting, etc just the dyeing, by next Tuesday when a friend from Edmonton arrives.