I haven’t used many longwools in my spinning before, but I have been really enjoying spinning these:
They are Wensleydale locks, purchased from PippaJo’s Fantastic Fibres on Folksy. These sheep must have been kept in a luxury hotel and given regular hair conditioning treatments – the locks are lovely to work with and virtually no VM to pick out.
I just flick carded the locks to change them from this:
Beautiful fluffy clouds:
Spinning with fibres this long has taken some getting used it, my hands seem to be miles apart when drafting. I have set the Ladybug up so it is on the fastest whorl with a high speed bobbin and one lock seems to be producing huge amounts of very fine singles with a slight halo to them.