Understanding & Raising Sheep : Wool Colors

Alright color of wool. Wool color varies highly from breed to breed and from individual to individual. One of the things about a sheep is blah, blah, blah black sheep is very unusual, almost impossible to get a truly black wool. This lamb when it was born was much darker. There are a couple of […]

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How To Spin Yarn With a Drop Spindle

How To Spin Yarn With a Drop Spindle

Hi, this is Jody, and I’m here at alpaca direct here to talk to you today about spinning and Before we get started on spinning. Let me tell you a little bit of background of what actually goes into roving this is alpaca roving and The word roving basically all it means is that it’s […]

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I am a Wool Waulker | INDIE ALASKA

I am a Wool Waulker | INDIE ALASKA

One… Two… Three… Four… Five… Back in the day In Anchorage you couldn’t just buy clothes very inexpensively most people actually made them so I’ve been sewing clothes for a very long time This is the kirtle. That’s what they call it. And then as time progressed, I wanted something unique. So hand weaving fabric […]

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Sweater Guide: What to look for when you buy a Jumper, how to wear it + Pullover Do’s & Don’ts

Sweater Guide: What to look for when you buy a Jumper, how to wear it + Pullover Do’s & Don’ts

Welcome back to the Gentleman’s Gazette! Today’s video is all about sweaters. We discuss the history from the Aran Islands and Guernsey, all the way to the different styles, v neck and crew neck, the materials, the fit, the quality construction, and everything else you should know about this wonderful wardrobe staple. Sweaters are also […]

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Complete Guide To Vegan Clothing (Non-Graphic)

Complete Guide To Vegan Clothing (Non-Graphic)

The main focus for new Vegans should always be eliminating meat, dairy and eggs It is not always practical or financially possible to replace every non- Vegan product that has already been purchased The damage has already been done once the product is bought But once you deeply connect with Veganism, it often becomes uncomfortable […]

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Fiber blending techniques: blending board, comb and hackle

Fiber blending techniques: blending board, comb and hackle

Let’s now look at a tool that lets you literally paint with fibres. The Blending Board It’s a palette with a mat of curved needles on it. Just like the carder ones with the brushes. There is a handle on one of the two sides to keep the table firm whilst working. To insert the […]

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How to Needle Felt for Beginners – Tea with Shira #33

I hope we placed the heart in the right spot. Eh, whatever. Should we have thought about that? I don’t know. (music) Hey everyone. It’s Shira! And I am very excited because my good friend Darrin is back and today we are going to talk about felting.>>So this is a really good way for beginners […]

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