knitting, Spinning, Wool

Mitt progress

I've made decent progress on the teens belated birthday mitts. The first mitt is done and second is past the thumb split. Ive been idling on these a bit while getting ready for tour de fleece and our busy schedules at home. This project usually gets pulled out at night while we watch TV (still… Continue reading Mitt progress

fiber prep, Scouring raw fleece

Tour de fleece prep – shetland “Cassie”

I decided for tour de fleece this year I'm going to work on my Shave'em 2 Save'em breeds. My drum carder should be here this week as well. So today I'm going to process Cassie, a black Shetland with a gorgeous fleece. The shepard was awesome and separated the fleece into 3 sections; side, britch,… Continue reading Tour de fleece prep – shetland “Cassie”