Some benefits to mini combs

  This week, I received a set of single pitch Louet mini combs. I had been holding off on buying a set, thinking that the wee little combs probably weren’t terribly useful. They’re too small, too fragile. What could I do with them? Then I started spinning off of my single pitch combs. They were too big, too heavy. It was hard for me to hold the comb for any long length of time, so I gave in. I was wrong. Really, I was so, so wrong. The Louet Mini-Combs are small, light, and perfect for shorter fibers and spinning off the comb. I was able to comb the let wool of the...

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Dear Perendale – Letter the Second

Dear Perendale, I thought that we were friends. I thought that you would cooperate, be shiny, be bouncy, be a happy wool for me, but that just wasn’t meant to be. I washed another ounce of your shiny locks, waited ever so patiently for them to dry, then I started making rolags. The length of the fibers should have been my first clue that you were not going to cooperate. Once I had carded your luxe fibers, I still harbored a dream that you would spin like a dream for me. Alas, perfect yarn was not meant to be. Despite the fact that ¬†your rolags were perfect, puffy tubes of spinny...

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