How to choose a fleece

I think I may have mentioned that I brought home an 11lb fleece from MD Sheep and Wool festival. I’m going to use this fleece as an opportunity to talk about how I choose, scour, process, and spin this fleece. I want to make sure that I mention that this is just how I pick my fleeces. You may pick a fleece based on different criteria, and in fact this is just how I pick a fine to medium fine wool fleece. This wool is destined to be a sweater for me, and a matching sweater for my daughter. It’s 11lbs of wool, so it’s probably going to be several other articles of clothing...

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Registration for Spin-U 2012 is open!

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Classes and Hallockville Fiber Fair

Administrivia: The Class Descriptions are up! Thank you so much for being so patient! Knit One Spin Too has posted class descriptions for Spin-U. We have so many exciting classes planned! I’m thrilled to be teaching my Plying for color class, in both a three hour and a six hour version and Heather Ordover is offering her Socks a Go Go class (it has homework. Be prepared!). Rosanne Mordt is going to show us supported spindling on some beautiful Cherry wood Neal Brand spindles and bowls, and if supported spindles aren’t your thing, Heather Ordover will teach Suspended...

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Class Registration

Please pardon us. We are having some technical difficulties with our registration site. We will have registration online as soon as we can!   Thanks for your patience!

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So much has happened!

Let’s get the Administrivia out of the way first: Changes to Vendor Options We have made a change to the Vendor Registration, giving our vendors three options for participating in Spin-U. Please check out the Vendor Application Details page for more information Vendor registration is ending soon! Spinning Handpainted Fiber On Thursday, 5/3 I traveled to Maryland to teach a class in Spinning Your Handpainted Fiber at the lovely Kate’s studio. All those samples that I had been spinning were laid out for my students, and we talked about different...

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