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Washing wool (I love seeing other spinners' setups) from Deborah Robson/The Independent Stitch

Some of them involve editorial and layout work and some involve washing wool for next year's workshops. The wool-washing is an ongoing task.

Somerhill Farm: My drying rack. My hubby built me a similar one with green plastic mesh (@lumber store)  on old window frames that rested on the tall, wheeled rack. Really speeds up drying after washing & dyeing.

Somerhill Farm: My drying rack. My hubby built me a similar one with green plastic mesh (Susan Lummus store) on old window frames that rested on the tall, wheeled rack. Really speeds up drying after washing dyeing.

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DIY Hackle made out of hair picks. Hackles are for combining fibers. You can make a DIZ out of bottle cap with a hole in it!

"This is of the DIY Hackle. I made this one with plastic hair picks, a board and some screws. Tools that I used were a drill and an angle grinder. You really only need the drill. I used the ang.

Dit leuke overslag topje maak jezelf door een rechte sjaal te breien of te kopen en die aan de achterkant aan elkaar te naaien in een T vorm ( beide uiteinde aan elkaar en ook voor een deel de bovenste en onderste rand aan elkaar).

Loop Strickanleitung: Schalkragen mit Zopfmuster stricken

cabled vest/cowl - *Inspiration* this one is knit but you could easily crochet this so pull out your favorite scarf pattern and get to crocheting. You may need to adjust the width of the scarf. Once your scarf is long enough, wrap it around yourse.

To wash (or scour) an extremely dirty wool fleece, place the fleece in the bathtub or a washtub or other large container and cover it with cool or room temperature water. If the fleece is matted, i...

How to Wash Your Fleece

How to Wash Your Fleece Tutorial on Sheepy Hollow Farm (i. remove dirt, debris, and lanolin)

excellent fleece-washing tutorial

Part 1 of this set of three posts covered my basic approach to washing, the equipment I use, and figuring out how much wool to include in a batch.

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