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Irish Wool

June 27th, 2011

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I finally finished the small bag of fleece I bought in Ireland. It is from a Manx Loghon sheep which is a rare breed with four horns. The bag described it as “fine russet wool, some kemps, short staple”. This is the natural color when the darker and lighter bits were hand carded. I spun it fairly tight allowing the lumps and bumps to remain and love the energy that resulted.

© Spinning wool by Beth Emmott © Finished Skein by Beth Emmott

Manx Loghon wool being spun and finished skein