fiber arts

Hackles – Another Funny Named Fiber Processing tool

Hackles – Another Funny Named Fiber Processing tool

In late January I ordered another cool fiber processing tool but it arrived around the time my baby cat passed away, so it took me…

Washing Merino Fleece: Before & After

Washing Merino Fleece: Before & After

  I have talked at length about the fact that most of my yarn is made from the ground up. The only thing I do…

Spinning Accessories: Ashford Niddy Noddy Jumbo

Spinning Accessories: Ashford Niddy Noddy Jumbo

I love that spinning accessories are relatively inexpensive – and are often times handcrafted. You can easily purchase a drop spindle and get started spinning…

Free Alpaca Fleece – Pt. 1

Free Alpaca Fleece – Pt. 1

Last month (and on my birthday no less) I picked up over a dozen bags of alpaca fleece – and I didn’t pay a cent…

Tabletop Fleece Picker

Tabletop Fleece Picker

I have been combing and carding a lot of fleece this month. I’m actually squirreling away my pulled top. It’s the “premium” stuff so I…