Tag Archives: roving

Fiber Friday!

Despite all indications to the contrary, I have been dyeing plenty (besides club) this summer. Grand Old Flag has been difficult to keep in stock (there are some now)…which is a great problem to have, and of course we have … Continue reading

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Corriedale Wool Top Update

Ah, the delightful comfort food of spinning….soft and versatile Corriedale Wool!  I’ve hand dyed a bunch of new colors for you, and they are available in the shop. 1. Japanese Maple , 2. Grape Smash, 3. Cloud Nine, 4. Peacock … Continue reading

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Creating a Multicolor Roving on the Drum Carder

Today’s photo tutorial will focus on making a layered batt, which results in a multi-color roving when pulled….either straight from the swift of the drum carder, or made later by zig-zag tearing the batt.  If you haven’t joined me for … Continue reading

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BFL Top is here!!

Please join me in welcoming a new fiber to ThePaintedTiger, hand dyed Blue Faced Leicester Top. This long wool is great for spinning, and benefits include a beautiful luster and durability combined with softness. Enjoy your weekend!!!

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Fiber Friday!

For today’s update, I have a pile of newly dyed Corriedale tops.  I love spinning Corriedale …..it has the softness of merino (it’s a merino cross), but a longer staple length making it easier to spin.  Longer fibers tend to … Continue reading

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Fiber Friday!

Hi!  I have a huge update for you of hand dyed Corriedale fiber and Tabby Merino Lace yarn!! To find these quickly in the shop, click the NEW ITEMS button in the left sidebar.   CMY Party – This is … Continue reading

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Fiber – Fresh from the Dyepot

New in the shop today! Princess Cake Blue Lagoon  (a nice gradient from turquoise to stormy blues) Lavender Fields

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So soft…..

Fresh from the dyepot…..amazingly soft and beautiful corriedale top, all put up in 8oz braids….plenty here for many projects! Choco Cherry Love: My current fav, Colorado: And two Rainbows….one in order, the other Zig Zag:

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Pinkie and the Brain

This post has been a loooooong time in the making, so be prepared for a long and picture filled post!  For my after-Christmas business present to me, I ordered a Fancy Kitty Kitten drum carder.  I have a good friend … Continue reading

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Yummy Hand Dyed Corriedale Roving!

Watch out…. I busted into that bump of Corriedale that’s been sitting around here….and wow!! I love it! All of these are 8 ounces….snap them up quick  before I decide to keep and spin them all!!!

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