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Sheep with black and white twin lambs

From the beginng: we are making yarn

A friend of mine has a small flock of sheep, a colourful mixture of merino, mountain and fox sheep. And every year, when the sheep are shorn, we discuss again what to do with the wool. There are no buyers for small quantities, and processing it by hand is far too time-consuming. Anyone who has ever tried washing wool by hand, carding (combing) it and spinning it by hand knows what I mean …

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