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First test skein using 100% dog wool. While the fibers are really soft, they are also short and flighty, so I had to spin it into a wire to make it hold. Although I tried to make the ply as soft as possible (true 3-ply for stability), they yarn still feels a bit scratchy and more like string than yarn. I was hoping for a cowl alternative to sheep, but this will probably be too much for my skin. Possibly if I spin it thicker?

I have about 2/3 left of that combing, so I may try other ways, but someone advised me that if you spin it softly it will keep shedding forever. But hey, now I’ve tried it. And no, it does NOT smell like dog when it’s washed!

I won’t bother carding the rest, I’ll just spin it from the fluff.

mollyarn03

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