What the wool looks like later....

Discussion in 'Sheep' started by carly, Jul 17, 2005.

  1. carly

    carly on winged flight...

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    Here are a few pics of fleece to yarn....I washed, carded, dyed and spun this wool this last spring......there is so much talk of raw wool and the sheepies themselves, thought some "finished product" might be nice to see.
    Also, a capelet I knitted.....


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  2. carly

    carly on winged flight...

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    guess there needs to be another page---too many pics for the space!

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  3. carly

    carly on winged flight...

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  4. bergere

    bergere Just living Life

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    Very nice!!

    I hope you do not mind me sharing too.
    Here is some of my stuff...

    Yarn...

    Gotland Skein..
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    American Brecknock Hill Balls..
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    And a Sweater made from Coopworth.. but my Aunt knitted it for me.
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    Would love to see what everyone else is doing! :goodjob:
     
  5. kesoaps

    kesoaps Well-Known Member

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    I'm so envious of y'alls spinning abilities! Mine is not nearly so uniform, more lumpy to thin and back to lumpy again. I say I do it on purpose, to give the homespun look, lol!

    Here's a purse, with a wee bit o' yarn

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  6. ajaxlucy

    ajaxlucy Well-Known Member Supporter

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    How pretty! Makes me want to pick up my knitting needles again.
     
  7. Ross

    Ross Moderator Staff Member Supporter

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    My wife has been makign wool stuffed pillows both picked wool and from batts made on our carder. A bit slow to start as a seller but they're pickign up. I'd post a pic but they look rather a lot like any other pillow! I'll try for some of her new felted projects this weekend.
     
  8. carly

    carly on winged flight...

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    You all do such nice work----pillows would be very nice to see---I cannot felt to save my soul!! :grump:
     
  9. Ross

    Ross Moderator Staff Member Supporter

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    Ross' wife here, don't feel bad I cant knit to save my soul. What type of felting have you tried? I was so thrilled when I found needle and wet felting. I have always loved the feel and colour and texture and......... of wool and yarn but had no way of expresing it until I found felting.
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  10. kesoaps

    kesoaps Well-Known Member

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    Hey, Ann, we need pictures! I've just discovered needle felting and am completely addicted :p
     
  11. carly

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    People who discover needle felting and felting are addicted fast! I do not have the patience for needle felting. Last fall at a show I was doing, I watched a needle felter across the way from me and she was making a hat.......it drove me nuts to watch her!!! I was spinning anyway, so that was good. That was the show in HEMLOCK, NY, called the FINGER LAKES FIBER FESTIVAL and I will be there this Sept. too---the weekend of the 18th. Nice show, good vendors, dog trials and good food. I play Celtic music on the boom box <nice and mellow> and spin, and sell, sell, sell. The next weekend after that I will be at Endless Summer, northern PA for their show.....

    I would love to see some more of our spinners and knitters work here......
     
  12. MaKettle

    MaKettle Well-Known Member

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    Omigosh!!!! That yarn is just beautiful. I'll bet you do sell a lot of it.
     
  13. carly

    carly on winged flight...

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    Thanks for such a nice compliment.......it sure is nice to know your art is liked and appreciated........