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Question: Which is your favorite Sheep to shawl entry?  (Voting closed: September 16, 2011 09:24:17 AM)
Autumn Elise Shawl Dyed with Onion Skins - 1 (6.7%)
Fan Tail Shawl - 7 (46.7%)
Cherry Berry All Shawl - 5 (33.3%)
Shunshine Shawl - 2 (13.3%)
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Topic: Sheep to Shawl Challenge! Enter Sept 2 - 8, 2011!  (Read 12252 times)
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« Reply #20 on: June 12, 2011 02:19:31 PM »

look at you go Jexx!  I've got bags and bags full of wool that I need to wash and no time to wash them for at least 3 weeks.  I'll be pushing it, that's for sure.
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« Reply #21 on: June 12, 2011 03:43:53 PM »

Hey, can we have more than one entry? I like this yarn well enough but I might also want to enter something a little more... refined?
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« Reply #22 on: June 12, 2011 04:33:50 PM »

One entry per person.  Just enter the best results! Cheesy
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« Reply #23 on: June 12, 2011 04:36:09 PM »

I ordered some BFL to spin.
I dyed it tonight using some acid dyes and the microwave.  Right now it is cooling.  I'm excited just getting started...
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« Reply #24 on: June 12, 2011 04:41:20 PM »

ooh BFL!  I love that wool.
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« Reply #25 on: June 12, 2011 08:08:42 PM »

What is BFL? I am not sure what type of wool to use as a beginner spinner. I have my eye on some superwash merino...unless I hear that it's heck to spin. I'm going to check the fiber boards for info on wool types once I wash this face mask off. It's a little tough reading long posts without my glasses  Cheesy
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« Reply #26 on: June 14, 2011 08:45:49 AM »

4/5 bobbins worth of Wool spun! Now it's almsot time to start hunting for the perfect pattern for it...
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« Reply #27 on: June 14, 2011 11:27:49 AM »

Raerae, here is a brief overview if you haven't looked it up yet:

http://www.joyofhandspinning.com/wool.shtml
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« Reply #28 on: June 17, 2011 01:55:55 PM »

That site has so much great information. Thanks  puamelia!
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« Reply #29 on: June 17, 2011 02:15:38 PM »

I dyed the wool the other day and hopefully I can start spinning tonight. Smiley
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