[Member Uploaded] Handspun Animal Fiber

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Linda Martin–angora rabbit

I have a friend who raises lots of fuzzy bunnies and she is very generous so my guess is that I got it raw from her. So, I would have processed that. Don't worry, the cheetah that is wearing it did not eat the bunny. He only wears angora. If he ate them, the hair…

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Freyalyn Close-Hainsworth–Haifoss

It's naturally oatmeal-coloured Bluefaced Leicester top, dyed by me in my Haifoss colourway (inspired by the most incredible photograph of an Icelandic waterfall I came across on Tumblr). This was the first thing I spun on my new-to-me Norwegian wheel that I succumbed to at the Fibre East show in July here in England, and…

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Alissa Krajewski–Dyed Merino

This skein is made from a raw merino fleece that I bought off eBay about a week after I learned to spin (March). lol It was from Ohio. I washed and carded it. I dyed the wool with acorns, coffee, and food coloring. It turned out nice shades of purples and golden browns. It is…

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hand spun navajo-plyed alpaca

This is hand-spun alpaca from the fleece of Alpaca Huacayas raised in Brittany/ France/ Europe. It is a three-ply yarn. The yarn of the ball on the right side is thicker. I made a helix scarf with it, which is a little bit too "heavy" since Alpaca has not much elasticiy. I spun it with…