dabbling in diy

Learn about wool

Craftsy has a free class called Know Your Wool that I would highly recommend to any knitter. It’s a great introduction to the different characteristics of wool from different sheep breeds. Before watching the videos (while working on my Tomten of course), I had no idea that certain breeds produced a wool that is resistant to felting. I feel like I now need to track down some of that yarn, but it’s not proving to be very easy. It’s seriously making me consider signing up for a spinning and dyeing class in the fall…


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