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Skirting


I think I’ve written before about skirting. It’s the one step we have to do before we send our fleeces to the mill. On Sunday, Mom and I┬áskirted another seven fleeces. We start by laying half of the fleece on … Continue reading

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Gifts of fiber


Our shearer Scott, who also has alpacas, just gave us a car full of fleeces! There were so many stuffed in the back of the car that they were crowding the head space in the front seat. I’m excited, not … 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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