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Given enough time, I’m fairly certain I’ll try anything even remotely involved with the sphere of fiber arts. And for some reason, recently, the notion of buying raw fleece and washing and processing it myself kind of started to appeal to me. I was fairly certain I’d find the process too much of a pain in the ass, but yet… I was intrigued.
Fortunately, instead of just buying an entire fleece at random without knowing what the hell I was doing, I was able to get a sample of raw fleece from Stickyfingers so I could give this a shot without committing to an entire sheep.
Here’s what I started with – about 4 oz. of Border Leicester fleece.
Click below the fold for the dirty, dirty details.