Tag: batts

New Art batts

My new art batts comprise, merino, silk, spun yarn and these lovely angora locks, all of which were dyed in the same bath

Read more

Batts for art yarn…

Read more

At Woolly day in March…

Julia was spinning a lovely art yarn at Woolly Day last Saturday – the colours are set off agains her new Ashford wheel

Read more

Another art batt

There is a lot of fun to be had with some fibres and dye, particularly with lustrous fibres which react with light and take dye differently to other wool

Read more

Another batt for sale next Tuesday…

…at the Art Yarn, Gimp and Boucle workshop. 

Read more

Another batt…

I’m wondering how these angora locks managed to come out so much lighter when they were in the same dye bath? I think this batch would make an interesting arty yarn – wish I had done more of the angora locks now

Read more

Carded batts and art yarn packs

I have been making some packs my Art yarn, Gimp and Boucle workshop next week. This one is from rainbow-dyed merino all from the came bath. I had thought the carded batt could be spun woollen/long draw and the plait separated into fine rovings for a worsted draw. But the options are a numerous as […]

Read more