Posts Tagged "roving"

Shimmering Silver pin drafted roving

Posted on May 28, 2018 in cvm~romeldale sheep, roving, roving~yarn, wool and mohair | 2 comments

Shimmering Silver pin drafted roving

Shimmering Silver pin-drafted roving fresh from the mill and ready to be spun! CVM-Romeldale fine wool blended with naturally colored kid mohair and white alpaca. Light and airy – soft and summery. I’m thinking lace knitting – socks or shawl? Or cabled Barn Owl Cowl. Or… maybe a cardigan for sale on...

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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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roving – cvm wool/kid mohair

Posted on Jan 21, 2012 in cvm~romeldale sheep, roving | 2 comments

roving – cvm wool/kid mohair

faded jeans 80% fine CVM wool 20% kid mohair harvest gold 80% fine CVM wool 10% alpace 10% angora crazy soft and silky roving in golds with dollops of orange and...

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