Drying Fleeces

Drying Fleeces

Toisons en train de sécher What can I say? Such lovely colors … drying in the summer sunshine! Que peut-on dire? Quelles couleurs magnifiques … en train de sécher au soleil d’été! Both of these Ouessant fleeces from Hervé Vaillant’s flock are from...

Sheep to Sweater Sunday n° 75 : They’re Drying !

De la Toison au Tricot n° 75 : Ça sèche ! Just a few beautiful Ouessant fleeces drying in the sun : Quelques belles toisons Ouessant qui sèchent au soleil: Dagobertfaded black - noir décoloré 'TitBijoublack - noire The entire contents of the SpinningShepherd.com ©...
Sheep to Sweater Sunday n° 74 : Washing Merino and Mohair

Sheep to Sweater Sunday n° 74 : Washing Merino and Mohair

De la Toison au Tricot n° 74 : Laver le mérinos et le mohair Following a number of requests from readers, I thought I would show you how I wash both merino and mohair. My method is a variation of that used by Margaret Stove. For those of you who really want to master...
Sheep to Sweater Sunday n° 70 : Sticky Wool !

Sheep to Sweater Sunday n° 70 : Sticky Wool !

De la Toison au Tricot n° 70 : Quand ça colle ! For the past few years, I have been washing my Ouessant fleeces in rain water. As I have already explained, knowing that suint is water soluble, one only needs to soak a raw fleece in cold water for a few days in order...
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