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I'm woolin' it!

Discussion in 'Fibers' started by secuono, Aug 9, 2016.

  1. Apr 13, 2019
    secuono

    secuono Herd Master

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    Washed Tatiana's fleece.
    Then ordered Kookaburra Scour and will probably rewash both fleeces.
    I have Unicorn Beyond Clean, but it's not their Scour version, even though they didn't sell it and said it was interchangeable...

    Majin's fleece weight before washing.
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    Tatiana's fleece weight before washing. 20190413_113442.jpg


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    Measured Majin's fleece, 4" to 5"!
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  2. Apr 13, 2019
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    That's awesome!
     
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  3. Apr 13, 2019
    secuono

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    Tatiana's fleece
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  4. Apr 15, 2019
    secuono

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    Decided to sell Tatiana's fleece.
     
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  5. Apr 15, 2019
    secuono

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    2.19# before, 1.54# after. :eek: Lots of lanolin!

    Majin's fleece still has some lanolin in it.
    3.87# before, 2.58#!

    Next, I'll weigh Majin's fleece after combing it out and see how much vm and bad wool bits will come out.
     
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  6. Apr 16, 2019
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    Do you pick the VM prior to washing as well as after or wash and see what all comes out first?
     
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  7. Apr 22, 2019 at 8:49 PM
    secuono

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    Almost done brushing out Majin's fleece!
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