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Handspinning Shetland Wool
by Paivi Suomi on Youtube
Hand spinning Shetland Wool
Spinning yarn from my own Shetland sheep…a labor of love.
Shetland shawl at the Wool Store at Jamieson & Smith Shetland Wool Brokers
wool combing shetland wool. (she has lots of good videos)
Woman Spinning - notice the pile of fleece to the left and the hand cards on the ground to the right of her wheel. In the center is her Lazy Kate which holds the bobbins for plying the singles together.
Notes on Shetland fleeces
Shetland Sheep Wool, Roving and Skeins of Yarn Natural Colors from The Sheep's Nest
hand spinning. HEY, RHENDA! i can do this! i have a whell too. but, a friend who is also in living history made me a drop spindle out of a section of a small tree. it is reallt beautiful.
Today we feel incredibly honoured to feature Oliver Henry on the Wovember blog. Known to Shetland friends and locals as "Ooey Ollie" (ooey = woolly), Oliver has been sorting and grading wool at Jam...
Lã fiada bem fina, para ser torcida, destinada a meias. Portugal Thinly spun wool, to be plied, for socks.
Flickr: Alice Bernardo's Photostream
Verdigris colorway with 20% tussah silk, and the rest merino.
Shetland Knitting Group, 1930's. Group knitting and spinning at Voe. The spinning wheel is an unusual variant of a "Norwa' wheel".