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Washing Ouessant fleece
Ouessant fleeces drying in the sunshine … oh, to have even a balcony.
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The trials and tribulations of raw Gotland fleece

Love it. Hate it. Is is me or is this stuff the most labour-intensive fleece on the market? An hour on the floor with this (super stinky) stuff and you’ve only pulled out enough locks to make one puny baby sock. And the smell. I mean, this little thing sauntered in during a particularly fraught scouring session and rather than buzz around and annoy me further, it just keeled …

Alpaca dreams

The long journey from alpaca fleece to something usable has begun. Having found a fantastic supply of alpaca fleece on eBay Kleinanzeigen at an irresistible price, I ordered six kilos. I didn’t really think about the wheres or hows or whys of this decision until this box arrived … Mr DHL wouldn’t even carry it up the stairs … I’d originally planned it so this guilty purchase would arrive …