Saturday, July 21, 2012

More dog sheddings !!

This awesome! About three ounces of cleaned and ready to card dog hair is going to start the journey to becoming yarn...

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Mill ends!!

My order of mill ends came in today! Got 1 pound blue, 3 lbs white and 1 lb of the bag of everything! So awesomemous!

Monday, July 9, 2012

Let's try red!

Ran out of white Corriedale so I finished the last three batts with red brown sheep wool. The red made an awesome mix. I'm thinking these may be knitted hats or woven scarves. Now I'm on to hackling my rovings! And yes, I made the hackle.

Sunday, July 8, 2012


Didn't like the llama by itself so I threw in white Corriedale I had on hand. I have 10 batts so far and have at least 3 batts worth left but no more Corriedale so I have to find something else to mix in the batt. Bummer. At least I get to spin now!!


Just pulled the last batt of the alpaca/llama hybrid off my drum carder. I have 10 batts in all and they are so pretty!! I am so tempted to spin but I have the bag of the llama to card now.Soon my precious...

Saturday, July 7, 2012

Fiber fest!!

A good friend washed two fleeces for me. After splitting the washed fiber, I am now looking at two one pound bags of clean gorgeous fiber from a llama and from a llama/alpaca hybrid. My drum carder will be well used this week!

Alpaca,wool,silk...and dog hair

Add some alpaca silk corridell and brown sheep wool with a bit of dog hair and what do you get? Some awesome yarn! This was so fun to blend. The dark parts came from chase and shadow, 2 shelty mixes who don't seem to mind being groomed. Now what to make...