Fleece and Fiber

 

 

We shear our own pygoras twice a year, fall and spring- typically sometime in October and April or September and March depending on the fleece. It seems like our fleece is always in the process of being processed!!  This involves initial skirting and picking out debris. Then off to be washed and dehaired. We  have  natural colored pygora cloud and roving for sale, mill spun and hand spun yarns, as well as raw and washed fleeces and locks. I hand-dye roving,yarn and locks in the barn kitchen to create fun color ways, and  now make my own artisan pygora batts with beautiful add-ins. I sell at local events and on ETSY-    etsy.com/shop/tailfeathersfarms. Please visit me there or send an email- dawntbrown@mac.com

the beautiful kid fleece from Vegas, type A

 

Jubilee’s kid locks- type A

 

Jeremiah’s yearling spring fleece- shearing april 2011-type B

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One of my textural yarns created from an artisan pygora batt- blended with silk, thread plied.

moving the fleece to cooler storage- from the barn to basement- always have fleece to sort and pick in preparation to be sent to mill