Category Archives: yarn

Report on cross-breed sheep for higher quality wool and John Arbontextiles in North Devon

Devon Mule sheep cross bred Devon breed with Blue Faced Leincester produces softer but strong wool, used in this instance for walking socks. Countryfile BBC1 Sunday 24th January 2016. http://bobnational.net/record/357114 Or catch up on iPlayer 

Posted in Devon, socks, Wool, yarn | Leave a comment

Return to hand-spinning

Although I teach in knitted textiles, this is the first year I have taught spinning as part of a module, so in a fit or inspiration I asked my son to climb into the loft and retrieve my Ashford wheel … Continue reading

Posted in hand spun, yarn | Leave a comment