Sheep to Sweater Sunday n° 148 : Combing Wool

Sheep to Sweater Sunday n° 148 : Combing Wool

De la Toison au Tricot n° 148 : Peignage de la laine ! The Spinning Shepherd has been quite busy. That being said, I always find a little time for spinning and fiber prep. Lately, I’ve been spending some time combing wool ! I’m combing … La...
Starting a new project

Starting a new project

Un nouveau projet se prépare ! Do you remember Désirée des Lutins du Montana’s beautiful fleece that I dyed a few weeks ago ? Vous vous rappelez de la belle toison de Désirée des Lutins du Montana que j’ai teinte il y a quelques semaines ? I used part of...
Sometimes Bigger is Better !

Sometimes Bigger is Better !

Des fois, plus grande est bien meilleure ! Who says that size isn’t important ? Sometimes bigger is better ! Qui ose dire que la taille n’importe pas ? Des fois plus grande est bien meilleure ! For the past few weeks I’ve been playing with my blending...
Sheep to Sweater Sunday n° 132 : The Winners’ Circle

Sheep to Sweater Sunday n° 132 : The Winners’ Circle

De la Toison au Tricot n° 132 : Le Club des Champions I have to admit that I’m really not into showing sheep. That being said, I do think that it’s quite interesting to let everyone see that a National Champion Ouessant sheep can produce a fleece of exceptional...
My First Go With My Blending Board !

My First Go With My Blending Board !

Mes premiers essais avec ma planche à mélanger ! Here they are. A lovely little blend of two colors of Ouessant wool, apricot mohair, red-orange alpaca, and a tiny bit of red angelina. Les voilà ! Un joli petit mélange de deux couleurs de laine Ouessant, un peu de...
Blending Boards : Some Video Tutorials !

Blending Boards : Some Video Tutorials !

Les Planches à mélanger : quelques vidéos tutorielles ! And just what can you do with a blending board? There’s nothing like a few videos to show you what it’s all about. But be careful !  After watching these videos you’ll want one for yourself !...