Fleece & Fiber Facts

This board is to provide information on choosing and preparing fleeces as well as different types of fiber, what they are good for, and how SOFT they are.
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How to Wash Raw Wool | areturntosimplicity.com #wash #wool #raw #fleece

How To Wash Raw Wool

How to Wash Raw Wool | areturntosimplicity.com #wash #wool #raw #fleece

Are you overwhelmed by all the different preparations of spinning fiber available? Read this breakdown of each type & the styles of yarn they're used for.

What Is Roving?

Are you overwhelmed by all the different preparations of spinning fiber available? Read this breakdown of each type & the styles of yarn they're used for.

This Corriedale ended up taking Supreme Fleece at Maryland Sheep and Wool. The hands belong to Geoff Ruppert, and the award is so very deserved. Photo: Clara Parkes  http://pbs.twimg.com/media/BmwRoJoIIAAR7Z4.jpg:medium

This Corriedale ended up taking Supreme Fleece at Maryland Sheep and Wool. The hands belong to Geoff Ruppert, and the award is so very deserved. Photo: Clara Parkes http://pbs.twimg.com/media/BmwRoJoIIAAR7Z4.jpg:medium

Yarn Put-Up: what's the difference between a hank, a ball and a skein? from #yarnschool by Over the Rainbow Yarn.

Yarn Put-Up: what's the difference between a hank, a ball and a skein? from #yarnschool by Over the Rainbow Yarn.

Seacell fiber. Made from eucalyptus tree fiber and seaweed. This link has lots of good info on interesting fibers.

Seacell fiber. Made from eucalyptus tree fiber and seaweed. This link has lots of good info on interesting fibers.

All about fibers, very interesting... Silk, angora, wool, bamboo.

All about fibers, very interesting... Silk, angora, wool, bamboo.

Coats of some British and Icelandic sheep breeds:      Greyface Dartmoor; Cheviot; Icelandic; Beulah; Cotswold; Welsh Mountain; Suffolk; Southdown; and British Milksheep.

Coats of some British and Icelandic sheep breeds: Greyface Dartmoor; Cheviot; Icelandic; Beulah; Cotswold; Welsh Mountain; Suffolk; Southdown; and British Milksheep.

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