I had a couple of great days this week! I was able to dye 5 pounds of wool in two days. I will be putting new roving in my Etsy store soon. I’ve been working on dyeing Wensleydale wool. It is a bit coarser than what I’ve been dyeing lately, but when you work with alpaca, silk and merino before, and then move to Wensleydale, then you can notice the difference. I love how it takes the dyes, and I just love its luster. The breed was originated in Yorkshire in the early 19Th century. Well, this is what I’ve been working on:
The sun has been very helpful with me. It took me about two days to get it dry.
And this is an image of a Wensleydale sheep that I got in Wikipedia. If you want to read more about it, please click the picture to get redirected to Wikipedia.
Well, I have to go now, time to open our shop…