Thursday, August 02, 2012

Woolen Mill Anyone?

Heads up everyone, there is a complete Wool Milling set up offered at auction this Saturday, August 4th, west of Cambridge, MN.
Details are here:
http://www.strombergauctioneering.com/index.php?subp=1&sct=1566&pg=ap&pid=28318&ap_sub=fp

I went to check it out with my friend Deb the other day. It's HUGE and heavy.  Requires a 32' x 48' building.

There's the carder, circa 1918...

And the picker...along with a convertor and two big bins.  One for feeding the fiber into the picker and one for feeding the picked fiber into the carder.  Shown with a batt roller, but it comes with a roving attachment too.


The Great Maker's Exchange, Sheep for sale

It's been a busy summer! My mom passed away in June and we hosted her celebration of life. I taught a class at the Textile Center in ...