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Paradise Fibers Blog / Roving

The Next Big Thing in Hand Dyed Roving and Yarn!

This September in our Fiber of the Month Club, we took our members back to Fiber Art school with 5 unique spinning fibers, a never before seen highlighter dyeing tutorial, a lesson on creating classic tweed yarn, and an introduction to a time-tested technique to get the most yardage out of your wool when hand spinning! Have […]
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Dying the White Rabbit, an Adventure in Food Coloring Dyes. April 2018 Fiber Club Tutorial

Alice in Paradise Alice returns! Only this time after tumbling down the rabbit hole, she finds herself in an even curiouser and unfamiliar place. She’s swiftly greeted by a pink llama, taller than a sycamore tree, with abounding curls covering its dark blue eyes and wrapping around its knobby knees. “Hi-YA!” exclaims the pink llama, […]
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Spinning September 2017’s Fiber Of The Month Club – Autumnal Luxury

Have you ever received exotic fiber or luxurious blends? Or perhaps, a blend with mismatched fiber lengths and you weren’t sure where to begin? The lure of luxurious fibers such as cashmere and the mystery of fibers like soybean, beckon us to reach new heights in our spinning abilities! After all, we spinners must spin […]
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8 Weeks of Sheep Breed Spinning and Dyeing – Teeswater

Lustrous, strong, and soft. Teeswater is a really interesting wool that separates itself from any other breed. This wool has a long staple making it easy to spin and the natural luster really makes the dye pop. This is a very large breed of sheep that can produce up to 15lbs of fiber for just a […]
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Roving and Sliver and Batts! Oh My!

There seem to be an outstanding number of words that define the world of spinning fiber. Each one was developed to concisely inform about the steps and stages the fibers have been though. Some terms have evolved to have developed into general terms while others are still very specific to the steps that go into […]
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