♥ Clever Crafter’s Guide to Wool ~ Animals that produce wool from www.clippersireland.ie, and reprinted by Kara at Petals to Picots ~ www.petalstopicots.com ~ Clever graphics show how many sheep are required to produce enough wool for a project, such as an afghan, hat, etc. Also included is a brief description of different specialty wools such as Alpaca, Angora, Merino, etc. ♥ More
Peter Gray's great grandmother spinning wool on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides in the late 1800s. Look at how she draws the yarn out in what we would call a long draw. This was a typical spinning style of the time.