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« on: September 13, 2011 11:09:34 AM »

This summer I visited smallhold and I finally get to post pics of the wonderful crafty afternoon we had.
One of her neighbours has a drum carder and as I still had some uncarded fleece left we decided to give it a try;



And it took us a little time to find out this was probably not the right way of using it..


Some of the wool, before and after carding:



And someone who was checking if we were doing it right:


And smallhold also learned how to use a drop spindle!  Cheesy



 
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« Reply #1 on: September 13, 2011 11:52:38 AM »

Yay for fibre adventures! 
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« Reply #2 on: September 13, 2011 02:01:27 PM »

Looks like a fabulous day!!
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« Reply #3 on: September 18, 2011 08:52:38 AM »

We had a lot of fun that day. That carding drum is fantastic. Luckily the neighbour is into anything crafty as well so she'll hang on to it.
Meanwhile I've got a new addiction. Spinning!  Grin
Pay no attention to the laundry that's drying outside.
And faithful Shepherd dog Nima keeps a watchful eye. Wool... shepherd dog... get it?  Wink
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