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Ok, dear readers, this one if for the spinners and fiber preppers out there . . . I have had my dear guild-mate’s combs for a few weeks now. And, sadly, these weeks have coincided with a really crazy time at work: did I mention that I’m teaching an online class with 750 students? or that I’m trying to get a book manuscript published? Oye! So, I lost a bit of time, energy, and momentum for learning this new fiber prep skill.
Here’s what has kept me motivated: I love combed fiber! I loved the couple of hours I spent with the combs! I am loving the spun yarn from the combed Corriedale!
So, here is my plan; well, my husband’s plan: he has offered to work up a set of combs for me–including a hackle (whoa!) Did I mention that he’s also writing a book? Patience, patience. Maybe by spring, I’ll be able to tell you all about my new tools 🙂
In the meantime, I have been trolling the webs for some DIY inspiration. There are a few great formulas out there:
Have any of you made your own combs? I’d love to hear about it! And, if you are a fiber prepper, what do you prefer: combed or carded fiber?