Category Archives: Fiber Preparation

I Think I’ll Make a Quilt…

We cleaned out our closets yesterday.    There were large lawn bags full of stuff that will go to Salvation Army.  But I did keep a stack of things out to cut up and make into fabric for quilts… I spent … Continue reading

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New Wool… at last… (free scarf pattern)

We made a trip to Durant yesterday and replenished the wool supply.  I love to go to Ozark Carding Mills, LLC … the only problem is that I can spend us into bankruptcy in just a few minutes…lol  The cotton … Continue reading

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Dyeing Shocker!

I finished spinning enough Corriedale to make a warp for the Corriedale/Alpaca … with the thought to weave a scarf.   I was looking for a way to come up with green… you know… blue and yellow make green.  Well..believe me…grape … Continue reading

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Resourse of Sheep Breeds and Their Wool

  In one of my spindling groups today,  a url was brought up that I found so very helpful I thought I would share with everyone.  This information came together in the form of a swap done in 1995 by … Continue reading

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Those Darn Socks! and Save Handmade!

I finally finished those socks that I have remade a half dozen times… DH has worn them now a few times to sleep in and has pronounced them good, so I guess it was all worth it..lol   Now I will … Continue reading

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Flu? Illegal to sell hand made baby booties?

I know it has been a while since I posted…life got a bit busy, then of all things, DH came down with something like the flu… now I have it.   And have had it for 4 days or so…  I … Continue reading

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Spammers Have Found A Way

It seems that spammers have now found a way to get around the “sign in” for the comments on blogs.  They just make up a name…my two were Jenny and Laura… set up an email address  ( both Jenny and Laura had … Continue reading

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