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I finally finished Coy’s first fleece! From shearing to skeins! I have a project in mind for them, just need a few more years worth if I don’t give them to my sister first lol

First shearing before and after.
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In progress after washing, picking, and carding.
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And all 3 small skeins of chain-ply done! So proud of myself lol
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So pretty 😍
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Almost as pretty as the sheep, herself 😍
(From when I first got her)
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Now she’s all sun bleached and her fleece won’t have that lustrous black anymore. It’s more like chocolate thanks to living outdoors 😋
 

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You should make something special from that yarn.
I would love to make it into one of those long cozy sweaters…something like this from Google:
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Only trouble is…I don’t knit, don’t use patterns because I don’t know how to follow them (nor do I want to learn…maybe someday, but not now anyway), and there’s no way those little skeins would do more than, maybe a sleeve at most? Lol
Definitely have to be a different, more open pattern for the yarn I made, but that sweater looks super cute 😝
 

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Can't knit and want to use your wool? Buy a weaving loom?
I do crochet, but I just don’t use patterns. I either do really simple stuff like scarves, blankets, throws, etc or I make up the pattern as I go along like way back when I made Barbie clothes for my dolls when I was a preteen and first learned how to crochet lol
I did knit a scarf once, but it took too long and mistakes were simply too annoying to have to fix, so I decided it wasn’t for me. I’m curious about things like needle felting and weaving, but not enough to actually be bothered learning either of them at the moment.

I’m not in any hurry to use the yarn. I’ll wait until I have a nice stash of all sorts of squishy wool goodness to make something awesome out of—or just hoard it like a dragon with a trove of treasure 🤔😂
 
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