Merino, Combed Top, Blue, Purple, Spinning Fiber, Hand Dyed, Spinning Box, Felting, Fiber Art, Indie Dyed

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Made in Wichita Falls, Texas

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This is a 4oz braid of 22 micron merino combed top hand painted in a variety of colors. Soft and super fluffy! Please note that the blue in the photos is actually an aqua color.

Merino wool is luxuriously soft and excellent for people with sensitivity to traditional wool. It is a fine fiber, with many characteristics that make it one of the most popular natural fibers worldwide. It is very due to its natural properties that wick moisture away from the body while still holding in warmth. It is extremely absorbent, like cotton, but unlike cotton, merino retains its warmth when wet. Compared to other wools, it has a superior warmth-to-weight ratio, meaning it weighs less and warms more.

For new spinners, merino is a great place to start if you are looking for a softer alternative to Corriedale while still sticking with a beginner fiber. Despite its fine texture, it handles surprisingly well on a spinning wheel or drop spindle.

I use only professional acid dyes on my products. I do my best to exhaust the dye bath, and rinse my products to remove any excess dye. However, some fibers are more delicate and may have only been lightly rinsed so as to prevent felting. Also, some dye colors are more prone to bleeding than others (ex. turquoise and red shades) Any excess dye should rinse out when you wash and set your yarn, however you should never wash fibers dyed with acid dyes in hot water as it can break the bonds and actually cause bleeding.

I have tried to capture the true colors as close as possible using natural light and a digital camera, but colors may vary slightly as not all monitors are the same. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me!

Please be aware that my fibers are often stored with lavender, and most orders will be shipped with a small lavender sachet. If you have any allergies or sensitivities to lavender, please let me know and I will make sure to skip the sachet in your order!


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All items are from a pet & smoke free environment.

All shipping over charges over $1 will be refunded once your order ships

Please contact me if you are interested in wholesale orders of fiber or hand dyed yarns

All items are from a pet & smoke free environment.


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