It's arrived! Our new Drum Carder! Hand made by Paul Brittain of Classic Carder and a lovely piece of work it is (www.classic carder.co.uk).
. . . and here is our first Batt (think that is what it is called!).
Now if we could only crack spinning we would be away. In fact we have to as we have already posted an entry off for the Great Western Region Fleece and Fibre Show in the new yarn section - a bit premature I know but I thought with that looming it might concentrate the mind a bit. Progress will be recorded on the blog - the first stage is to retrieve the spinning wheel from the top of the stairs where it has languished with Dad's easel for the past year!
A better penning solution! - After a long "family illness" and a subsequent reduction of our herd, I am back to report a more recent enhancement to Easter-Wood. One of the problems we ...
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