Thursday, July 18, 2019

Take a Soak

 I have spun all of the Masham wool into yarn so I needed to work with some raw fleece
so I have something to spin for the Tour de Fleece;
this one is some more Gulf Coast Native fiber.
I plunged it into a tub of hot, sudsy water and let it soak for a few others. 
 Twice I emptied the dirty water before it was clean enough;
then two tubs of hot water to rinse it!
I set it outside to dry-just in time for rain to fall!
I placed it under the fan in my  studio and it was dry and fluffy in no time!

Oh, and I have another clean and dry skein of wool-another 413 yards !

Bill did well in the surgery but is in considerable pain now.

We are hoping that this will be the closing 4 weeks for this subject!

7 comments:

  1. Glad his surgery went well. I understand the pain (having had a flap with my nose surgery several years ago).

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  2. Poor Bill.
    Your fiber looks great. I do love Gulf Coast. It has so much spring to it. It makes the best socks.

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  3. Ooh, fluffy locks, are they going to stay natural or be dyed? And still loving that gorgeous yarn!

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  4. I don't spin, but it must be gratifying to turn raw fleece into yarn and then a knit item.

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  5. Oh that lovely fleece!

    Hope Bill isn't in too much pain for long.

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  6. I miss spinning. I sold my wheels and now am regretting it a LOT! Your fleece is beautiful and so is the yarn.
    I'm still keeping BIll in my prayers. I hope the pain eases soon for him and this is the final chapter in this story of his elbow. ***hugs***
    Blessings,
    Betsy

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  7. Bless your heart and his too for going through all this. Sending healing thoughts your husbands way.

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