Fiber

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Courses & Classes

Livestock Conservancy on going from Farm to Fiber – free online class – https://livestockconservancy.teachable.com/p/from-farm-to-fiber-folk Haystack Mountain School of Crafts free online programming for 2021 – very cool programming here – https://www.haystack-mtn.org/online-programs

Processing plant fibers

Investigating processing plant fibers like linen, nettle, etc., with an eye towards exploring processing local fiber, potentially including invasives. https://spinoffmagazine.com/local-bast-adventures-in-wild-retting/ Taproot – selling machinery and linen products from their farm in Nova Scotia. https://taprootfibre.ca/ Processing,...

Breed specific yarns

A list of breed-specific yarns/yarn brands that are developed from single sheep breeds As a knitter (and new weaver), I have been getting much more involved in exploring the fleece and yarn qualities of individual sheep breeds. I’ve begun compiling the below list of brands, shops, and farms that sell breed-specific yarn so that I...