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Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 12-15-2009, 01:30 PM
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Posted By oldhaus
There are a couple guys out here too... :) The...

There are a couple guys out here too... :)

The more you process your product the less you really "make"

So we like to sell "raw wool", mixed/dyed wool, yarn, and knitted items... in that...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 12-15-2009, 01:22 PM
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Posted By oldhaus
My wife has a group of our French Angora's that...

My wife has a group of our French Angora's that she will spin from. We keep them on "rotating" molting schedules, which seem to coordinate when she needs them to spin from.

You have to have a...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 12-15-2009, 01:13 PM
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Posted By oldhaus
My wife and son both spin (with peddle's) they...

My wife and son both spin (with peddle's) they have both the Ashford Kiwi, and the Traveler (with the Jumbo Flier), along with a Babe-Production.

They use each for a specific thing. The Kiwi is...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 12-15-2009, 12:54 PM
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Posted By oldhaus
Go to You-Tube and search on spinning. There are...

Go to You-Tube and search on spinning. There are quite a few "how too" on using a drop spindle. Angora is not the 1st wool to start on tho... get her some sheep wool, a few ounces will...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 12-15-2009, 12:48 PM
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Posted By oldhaus
For a starter a Babe is a good value. Some folks...

For a starter a Babe is a good value. Some folks don't like their "looks" but they do a good job. You'll find them to be a good machine.

The "Production" is the one I'd recomend.

I spin on a drop...
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