Tag: wool

Weaving Report on Crazy Legs Romney…a very sweet and versatile fiber!

                Weaving for Norma Johnson-Glacy and Crazy Legs Romney Farm this last summer gave me a chance to make an extensive exploration Romney wool.  Norma’s main market is the Fort Edwards Farmer’s Market, a Thursday afternoon summer market located in the old Canal Street Building, Fort Edward, NY.    https://www.canalstreetmarketplace.org     She wanted a variety of items, […]

Studio Yarn Project: Alpaca for Softness: Creating the Perfect Blend

Designing my fabric meant I was looking for a combination of factors, including abrasion resistance and sewability with a blend of crispness and softness. Shannon’s Blue Pepper Farm East Friesian Sheep had provided a gorgeous and strong base for my yarn but the breed micron count (35-37 microns) is a little coarse. Her original yarn, […]

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