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Combing My Wool

I read up on how to handle wool, differently than I do with my goat’s mohair. The book told me that the drum carder I use to make batts of fiber to spin is not the best thing for wool. … Continue reading

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Gray days of February

Covid precautions, doctor visits, snowstorms… It seems that not much is moving in February. We are planning a mini-getaway in March but my husband’s recent back pain has been putting things into suspended animation for a few months. I think … Continue reading

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The Elusive Raspberry Shade

I’m still working on my quest to get the yarn my friend wants, in the right weight and color. I decided it is so tricky to get a consistent color from a dye lot that I make up by myself … Continue reading

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