Amy Wood-McCroskie2017-12-29T20:47:49+00:00August 20th, 2015|Comments Off on Picking and Blending During Fiber Processing
I had an awesome adventure in the fiber studio today! Although I have been commercially processing various fleece types and fibers for a very long time, I am always watching and listening for new ways [...]
Amy Wood-McCroskie2017-12-29T20:47:54+00:00February 17th, 2015|Comments Off on Learning to Identify Guard Hair
Are you able to accurately identify guard hair in a raw fleece? Why is identification important? Guard hair is a tremendous negative for hand-spun yarn. Learn to identify it so it can be removed. [...]
Amy Wood-McCroskie2017-12-29T20:47:56+00:00November 22nd, 2014|Comments Off on Wow! Rug Yarn!
Hand-spinning my own yarn is a passion. But I also have a large configuration of fiber-processing equipment for the "instant gratification" side of me. I recently purchased a rug yarn attachment for the large carder [...]