Mini’s 2021 fleece is currently available

Mini’s 2021 fleece was just shorn today. It is GORGEOUS.

Breed – Merino,  Romney, Jacob and Mystery

Staple  – 4 to 5 inches

Color  – mostly very light grey/lilac with lighter and darker spots

Fineness  – softer than Jacob and Romney but not as fine as Merino. Good for scarves and hats, but not baby soft – awesome sweater wool

Texture  – small but shallow crimping. Merino type clumping and some merino type fuzzies on the tips without felting. Other tips are more like Jacob.

Best approach to spinning  – semi worsted and woolen.

Washing guide  – Loads of hot water like a typical Merino. This girl is higher lanolin.

VM  – Dominant wool is low VM.
However, the spine/neck is Medium in VM. It’s mostly little stuff that needs to be flicked out. Be prepared to put in a little effort on the Neck/spine wool – but it is worth the extra effort 

Introducing Mini Bào Bào! Otherwise known as Minerva.

This little girl has a ton of wool for her tiny frame, and it’s beautiful. We know a little about her breed background. She is similar to working shetland on the combs – not smooth at all. This wool works best as woolen or spin either as flicked locks in the fold or cloud. The woolen I did was my favorite test. Even spun at sock weight it was SQUISHY! I see her wool as a wonderful sweater or cowl.

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Published by Moriah Williams

Author, speaker, shepherdess, Earth Mamma, ordained minister, healer, fiber addict, sister, and daughter. It doesn't matter which title we wear. It only matters who we are underneath.

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