You guessed it: white. Very excited you’ve got the spinning bug. I need more hours in the day to do all of the spinning and knitting that I want; or, maybe I just need to quit my day job. Living and dreaming in Idaho. I love using a centre pull ball to ply, I feel like I have much more control than with a lazy Kate. After carding a couple ounces into sweet fluffy clouds, I got to spinning. I’m having a lot of fun spinning. This marks my second week’s wool and it’s my most favorite sheep breed of all…Cormo. In the worsted spinning system, wool (or other fiber) is carded, combed, and drafted before being spun into yarn. Some people make it look so easy, though! Designer. Jam! I plan to ply this yarn when I get back from my trip next week. This week was quite a different experience than last. Cookies and similar technologies are used to improve your experience, to do things like: Without these technologies, things like personalized recommendations, your account preferences, or localisation may not work correctly. This marks my second week’s wool and it’s my most favorite sheep breed of all…Cormo. My drafting skills are getting far better, which excites me so much. Your Cormo yarn looks wonderful. It will be a little challenging as I will need to compensate for the different weights and gauges, but it’s completely doable. Wooly Booly fleeces have been covered and are well-skirted. In spite of my growing spinning habit (read – can’t stop won’t stop spinning), I’m a bit behind on my 52 Week of Wool posts here on the blog. I blame it on Winter. Cormo (Prince & Perry) note: you must be careful when carding very fine fleece, such as Cormo, to prevent neps! Set where you live, what language you speak, and the currency you use. With our first mill-spun yarn we've stayed true to our roots, using springy Cormo wool from a pair of ranches located in Wyoming and Montana, and tinkering with the spin to make sure we're getting the most from this lovely fiber.We worked with our mill to create a special method of fiber preparation, one that marries woolen and worsted processes. Yeah, way different. I’m currently working from SF this week and so I have my evenings to catch up. 5 out of 5 stars (14) 14 reviews $ 40.00 FREE shipping Only 1 available and it's in 1 person's cart. Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window), Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window), Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window), No. These technologies are used for things like: We do this with social media, marketing, and analytics partners (who may have their own information they’ve collected). 7 / COLOR – Knitting Narratives with Anna Maltz, No. Don’t feel bad about carding, it aparently takes lots of practice to find a rhythm with that. Cormos sheep produce a long stapled, high yielding fine-wool fleece with a high degree of fiber uniformity. And you are getting so good, so quickly! Oh and I wouldn’t fixate on the 52 thing, if you’re just thinking about it every week, that’s enough. Some of the technologies we use are necessary for critical functions like security and site integrity, account authentication, security and privacy preferences, internal site usage and maintenance data, and to make the site work correctly for browsing and transactions. Send me exclusive offers, unique gift ideas, and personalized tips for shopping and selling on Etsy. Sandra’s focus for the farm is to produce high quality American Cormo wool and breeding stock, as well as Angora bunny fiber and she holds workshops and tours on her beautiful farm.