Tag Archives: wool

Primitive Breeds..oh how lovely you are.

Unspun Icelandic and Shetland Yarns I’ve learned something from the primitive breeds this last month. I’ve learned to loosen up and let go. Leave room to bloom. All this from a simple fiber, made from a simple breed of sheep. … Continue reading

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Unspun Icelandic

I’m swatching for my Elizabeth Zimmermann Icelandic Overblouse pattern. This is my first time working with this unspun. The fiber is like a very thin pencil roving, that can drift apart if you’re not a bit vigilant. I’m looking for … Continue reading

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Rare Breed Sampler

I received a box of rare breed wool samples early this year and they’ve been sitting in my fiber closet. I’ve opened them and looked and petted them but it’s time to comb, card, spin and swatch these little gems. … Continue reading

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M0Z Fiber Blog

Here I share my wool spinning enthusiasm and to post my Fermented Suint Method of cleaning fleece. I picked up the basics of this technique from an article written by the noted Judith MacKenzie in an article from Spin Off … Continue reading

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