ENCHANTED FOREST Hand-Dyed Top - Shetland Wool/Tussah Silk

Regular price $19.00

Enchanted Forest is a deep rich journey into every forest in every work of literature--a place of dangerous creatures and mischievous fairies and the risk of getting lost in something larger than yourself.

The colors are dark green, light green, brown, dark blue, and dark purple along with a multitude of black and green-blue speckles.

I dyed it on a lovely top made of 70% Shetland wool and 30% Tussah silk. Like Polwarth and BFL, it's a great fiber for newer spinners. Shetland is a fairly rare breed. It has great luster and strength, and while most people would still consider it next-to-skin soft, it's a little less soft than most of my other wool. Shetland ranges from 28 to 33 microns, and I would give an educated guess that this top is in the range of 28-30. The addition of the Tussah silk gives it some added softness.

It's great for spinning and for felting too.

If you would like a spindle to go with your hand-dyed top, you can find one in the Tools and Equipment section of my shop.

FIBER FACTS

Name:  Enchanted Forest
Weight: 4 ounces
Contents: 70% Shetland Wool / 30% Tussah Silk
Style: Repeating colorway
Uses: Spinning and Felting

MY GIFT TO YOU
Also, as a token of my appreciation, I would be happy to include your choice of either a sprig of fresh rosemary from my organic garden or a handmade felt ball infused with essential lavender oil with your order. Both of these smell wonderful and are natural moth deterrents. Just let me know if you would like one and which one you would prefer in the note to seller when you check out.

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