Sunday, September 21, 2014

Wool Washing

 This is not an entire fleece by any stretch of the imagination. It's wool from native Gulf Coast sheep.

Before washing:



First rinse:


Third rinse:


First wash:


Drying:


I'm going to try carding with dog brushes once it's dry.

3 comments:

  1. wow! what a process! looking forward to seeing how it goes! :))))

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    1. It was really dirty to start with (like most are). I made one GIGANTIC mistake: I didn't go outside and beat the wool to get the foreign matter out while it was still dry. :( Oops! It will go better next time.

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  2. Gotta love that red dirt down south :)

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