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by snapdragon
Mon Oct 15, 2007 11:24 pm
Forum: Looks like we made it
Topic: Wooly palaver
Replies: 19
Views: 6413

anyone made their own carding combs before? if so how? ive got some fleece from when dad trimmed some of our sheep. have washed but all my books (im a biblio freek lol) say it needs to be carded before spinning. I can make a drop spindle or try fix mums wheel but need to find a way to card. or is i...
by snapdragon
Fri Oct 12, 2007 11:33 pm
Forum: Looks like we made it
Topic: Wooly palaver
Replies: 19
Views: 6413

By the way, it sounds great what you have done already, glad you are enjoying it. It must be really time consuming. What colours do you have? hi Annpan - thanks for the encouraging words :mrgreen: time consuming? - well i guess so but while I've been reading stuff on here I've been spinning It was ...
by snapdragon
Fri Oct 12, 2007 7:44 pm
Forum: Looks like we made it
Topic: Wooly palaver
Replies: 19
Views: 6413

Wooly palaver

Oh my what have I done! I received a fleece off a pet sheep on freecycle got some 'how to's' from t'interweb washed it fluffed it up with a wire dog brush, and then spun some on a drop spindle - dyed some- spun some more - made more drop spindles with dowels and doorknobs !! bought more fleece on eb...
by snapdragon
Sat Sep 29, 2007 8:13 pm
Forum: Swap Shop, Trading Area and Seed Swap Area
Topic: offered: aloe vera plants
Replies: 15
Views: 4596

:? my last aloe was huge and fell out of it's pot :( but I was lucky to get another from a fellow 'freecycle-er' any tips on how to treat them would be most welcome please?
by snapdragon
Sat Sep 29, 2007 6:51 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Helloo Ish
Replies: 6
Views: 1449

Helloo Ish

Good evening SSIsh
:hello2:
not anywhere near as SS as I would want and getting a bit old to do the heavy stuff - still hoping to extract some tips from all you experts