Processing Fibers

Tips and hints on washing, carding, combing, flicking, picking, blending and whatever else can be done to fibers to prepare them for spinning.

Fiber Processors star
Links to many different woolen mills.

Conditioning Your Hand Cards star
An easy way to condition your hand cards.

Skirting a Fleece star
How to skirt and evaluate the quality of a grease fleece.

The Joy of Handspinning star[offsite link]
This site has short videos on how to use hand cards.

Washing wool in a washing machine star[offsite link]
This site has some great photographs of the wool washing process using your home washing machine. It clearly lays out the "dos" and "donĀ“ts" to this method.

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