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Wensleydale; Natural Color

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Wensleydale never ceases to amaze me.  As most of my friends and followers know, I believe there’s nothing more beautiful than Wensleydale and Teeswater longwools.  Further, most know that I follow the United Kingdom breed standards for Teeswaters; i.e. the body of the animal MUST be white.  What this means?  Wensleydales, (which are allowed to be natural colored) are where …

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The Art of Dyeing

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Many may not know, but successful dyeing has so much more to do with simply, “knowing how to dye.”  Different fibers, water, dyes, temperature and EVEN what you wash your fiber in can ALL effect the outcome of your product.  The picture of locks below are  an example of Wensleydale locks I dyed which were to mimic Star Magnolias.  This …

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Namaste Farms Wool Shampoo

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It’s almost here.  People are amazed at the colors I get from my dyes…  I do say, “It’s not the dyes or the fleece, it’s the shampoo.”  As Laura Spinner, Rainbow Twist Shop would say, “You have to experience it to understand.” Price:Category:     Product #: Regular price:, (Sale ends !)      Available from: Condition: Good ! Order now! by

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Wensleydale

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When I spin longwools, I just let the fiber be what it wants to be.  I don’t card or comb, instead, I just put the locks in my lap, and start spinning.  Lockspinning is custom made for mohair and long wool fleeces. Price:Category:     Product #: Regular price:, (Sale ends !)      Available from: Condition: Good ! Order now! by