Tag Archives for fleece

Finn Fleece

Shearing in Victoria seems to start in mid October and run through December. Some farms run open days where you can pick out the fleeces you want, others send out fleeces by the kilo in the post and others take … Continue reading

07. December 2017 by Rebecca
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Washing Shropshire

This is a lovely variegated Shropshire fleece that comes from Shropshire Woollies, a sheep farm in the Strathbogie Ranges of Victoria. You can see there are three separate colours here, a dark brown, a light silver grey and a mid … Continue reading

01. December 2017 by Rebecca
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Spinning All The Spins

One of the most enjoyable things about spinning is that once you have made your decisions about the kind of yarn you want to spin, you just spin, and spin, and spin. My previous post on sampling explored the decision … Continue reading

18. September 2017 by Rebecca
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Sampling Shropshire Lamb

I haven’t dived into anything big since moving but I thought I would share the beginnings of the sampling methodology that I am developing for my spinning. It is a method derived from methods we learned during the Spinning Certificate … Continue reading

31. August 2017 by Rebecca
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