Posts Tagged "cvm yarn"

Summer – New Yarn

Posted on Sep 7, 2018 in cvm~romeldale sheep, roving~yarn, yarn | 0 comments

Summer – New Yarn

Roubaix Wool’s new yarn “Summer” Okay, summer is over but Sweet Summer and a few of her friends have donated their fabulous wool to this new yarn and it’s SWEET! Ingredients 80% CVM/Romeldale wool – fine – rare –  homegrown 10% Kid Mohair – fine – not so rare – homegrown 10% alpaca – fine – not so rare – Minnesota grown Some naturally dyed with Marigold flowers . Other skeins where kettle dyed such as Deep Water blue. And a whole bunch is still in their natural color of winter white with hints of warm browns and soft grays throughout. Details 2- ply fingering to light sport wt. soft, squishy,...

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Lida Shawl

Posted on May 8, 2017 in cvm~romeldale sheep, finished projects, patterns | 1 comment

Lida Shawl

Eyelets and lace, cables and gorgeous yarn make the Lida shawl by Bristol Ivy. Knit in a 100% CVM-Romeldale yarn called “Earth” a 3-ply fingering weight yarn grown and produce here at Winterwind Farm:) An elegant warm weather knit project and perfect summer wrap....

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New Yarns

Posted on Jun 11, 2015 in colored angora goats, cvm~romeldale sheep, yarn | 2 comments

New Yarns

“Kingston” a winter white 2-ply worsted wt. yarn primarily composed of wool from my lovely CVM ram Kingston, blended with angora making a 80/20 blend of soft yarn with slight halo. can be found for sale in our Etsy store “Granite” a medium gray worsted wt. yarn with many taupe and brown tones this yarn is a 80/20 blend of naturally colored CVM wool and angora 3-plies make this a soft, elastic and round yarn with a slight halo this yarn is for sale in our Etsy store “Coal” a 2-ply charcoal gray/brown yarn with variegated dark charcoal gray/brown CVM~Romeldale wool provided by “Coal” this is an 80/20 blend of naturally...

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for Bette

Posted on Sep 18, 2014 in angora rabbits, cvm~romeldale sheep, finished projects, roving, roving~yarn, yarn | 0 comments

for Bette

I had wanted to make the Ene Scarf for a long time. and I had this great pin-drafted roving made of CVM wool and angora . and then there were many long trips to doctors and the treatment center and then the hospital and this project kept me occupied while we waited… when the knitting was nearly complete – and everyone was back home – and the doctors were gone it was suddenly clear who this project was meant for… but the natural gray wasn’t right so I threw it in the dye pot… and dusky lavender was perfect! for Bette!...

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harvesting the wool

Posted on Feb 20, 2014 in cvm~romeldale sheep, fleece, wool and mohair | 0 comments

harvesting the wool

the ewes have been in the barn all night waiting for the shearer  blankets are removed to reveal this year’s crop the harvest begins! Wool Harvest – Shearing Day fresh shorn fleeces are quickly skirted a day or two later the fleeces are skirted a second time staple length and fleece quality is recorded the wool is now ready to ship to hand spinners or to the mill for processing into rovings and yarn. you can find our products in our Etsy...

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