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Build Your Own FAB Fiber Picker

Build Your Own FAB Fiber Picker

Save $$$ and Build your Own Fibre Picker Finally, finally, finally!  The plans for the FAB Fiber Picker have been completed.  So many other tasks kept presenting themselves as more important than the plans, that I seemed to get only five minutes each week to work on...

The Easiest Way to Clean Llama & Alpaca Fleece

Cleaning animal fleece ready for processing has to be the most difficult and time-consuming part of fibre work.  In fact, for many people, their first encounter with raw fleece, whether from sheep, llama, alpaca or goat, will be their last.  Each type of fleece has...

Mega Knitting – How To Create a Fringe

In today’s video, we can all watch Lynne finally adding the finishing touch to a Throw that has been long in the making.  The hold-up in completing this Throw has been the making of the videos, which has challenged our limited equipment and even more limited knowledge...
Summer Fibre Activities

Summer Fibre Activities

If I have nightmares about drowning in an ocean of alpaca and llama fibre, crested with roving  of pure white sheep wool, it wouldn’t surprise me; that’s almost how it has felt every day for the past month.  We have a lot of fibre that needs cleaning and we really...
More Tips for Long Draw Spinning

More Tips for Long Draw Spinning

The weather over the Easter weekend was so lovely, that as I sat at the spinning wheel outside, I decided to capture it on camera as a casual lesson in long draw spinning. Sewing Machine Treadle Mounted Spinning Wheel There was a lot of interest in the long draw...

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