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To the mill!


Dad and Mom toured one of our local fiber mills this week. We made a family pact that if our next shearing day rolled around and we still hadn’t finished with all the fleeces, we’d take them to the mill … Continue reading

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From start to finish: Step 3 – Picking


We are on part three of our fiber series now: picking. Picking…sounds kinda gross, doesn’t it? Well, it’s not, or it’s no grosser than any of the other processes, anyway. Picking is the process of removing the clumps and opening … Continue reading

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From start to finish: Step 2 – Skirting


Part two in our “From start to finish” series is skirting. Some people break this step into two, skirting and sorting, but they seem pretty insepperable to me. Skirting sounds like what you’re doing when you dance around an awkward … Continue reading

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