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The skeins on the left are worsted
and on the right are bulky.
Worsted                  Bulky
Worsted contains 3 1/2 oz. and
200 yards of 100% wool

Bulky contains 3 1/2 oz. and
110 yards of 100% wool

Yarn is machine washable
If you would prefer specially dyed 100%
Wool, or Wool/Mohair Blend Rovings,
just leave a message in the message
box what your preference would
be....price is the same!
These will be white, and name your
color preferences.
Tell me your color choice and I will dye you a pound and a half of superwash on
yellow oops, saffron or red.  I will not guarantee just what the end result will be.
You can see from the photos below it will be varigated.  The dyed fiber spins into
glorious yarns, strictly one of a kind.
1lb. 8 oz bumps
We have learned that Superwash fiber takes many dyes beautifully.  I have used Jacquard Dyes
and it worked fine for me.  I have also used RIT and it took all the dye leaving a nearly clear
water.  I do soak my roving in a fairly strong hot vinegar bath before dropping the fiber into the
dyepot, this gives a varigated dye job.  I would also use this method for wetting the fiber before
painting it with the dye.
Premordanting before using the Natural Dyes is a plus in my opinion.  I like to use all the
mordants for a wider range of colors from one dyepot.  It also seems to strengthen the grip on
the colors from the dyepot.
We have bought
several hundred
pounds of #1
Superwash Top in
Saffron Yellow.  
Some very slight
streaking or dots of
blue here and there.
We have some bumps of Red superwash in
the seconds, and have a lot of the Saffron.
The Saffron is beautiful when overdyed.
$10.00 per pound
We also offer
#1 White Superwash.
$12.50 per pound
It is a glistening white fiber
ready to spin or to dye into
glorious glowing colors.
Very easy to handle, no
Emerald Green            Soft Green