Fleece 101: Learn to Choose a Great Fleece, and How to Skirt and Wash. With Mary Crosby. Sunday, April 23, 2017. 2-4 PM. $30.00 ($10.00 deposit holds your space).
It’s fiber festival time! The season kicks off with CT Sheep and Woolon Saturday, April 29: http://www.ctsheep.org/sheep_wool__fiber_festival. Have you always wanted to buy a raw fleece to spin or send off to be processed into yarn/roving at the mill, but didn’t know what to look for? Join Mary as she shows you how to choose a good fleece (sheep and alpaca), and also how to skirt (remove the unusable parts) and wash like a pro. You will leave with the confidence to pick out a good fleece on your own!