In this fibre prep course taught by Kim McKenna, first you will learn the difference between woollen and worsted yarns. Then, we cover the equipment for carding and combing clean, scoured fibre, teaching you how to prepare combed sliver and roving as well as carded roving and rolags. You will also learn how to finish your handspun four different ways.
You will also learn small batch scouring method for medium fleeces—with crimp between 6 to 10 crimps per inch. You will also learn scouring lock-by-lock, a washing method reserved for very special, very fine fleeces.