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Posts tagged ‘fleece’

Maryland Sheep and Wool, AKA Crab Tour 2012

Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival is my “new” yearly pilgrimage up to Maryland for fiber, fun and CRABS!!  This is the second year my handspun and fiber were one of the featured independent artists carried in CloverHill Yarn shop.
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Post SAFF Shop update!!

SAFF was so fantastic- and I brought home plenty of goodies to share with the shops! New yarns will come mid November, but this week I’ll list fiber- art batts, hand dyed tops, and hand dyed locks and fleece.
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Washing Fleece- Traditional Hot Water Method

I scored some awesome fleeces last weekend at Yarnival! Even better, they were TEN DOLLARS a fleece!! I promised a few friends there that when I got home I would share my fleece washing process.  Everyone has their own twist- this is how I do it.
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How I do it- Solar Dyeing with Summer Heat!

There are some hot Summer days ahead!  The best way to use the heat is for Solar Dyeing!    When the temp’s are predicted to hit over 90 degrees dyeing becomes easy as setting jars outside in the sun!
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Tour De Fleece Day 3- Happy 4th of July!

Today was a wonderful day!! I spent it with my Aura.. spinning extreme tailspinning, locky yarns with coils, corespun yarns with sequins.. It’s fun to keep myself spinning new things every day!!
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