I Love Carding and Creating Art Batts to Spin Into Luscious Yarn!!

Today was one of those damp dreary days without color. It’s on these days that I create my own colors and blends. I wanted to dye fiber,but I also wanted to be working in my studio. I love how these turned out and can’t wait to spin them into yarn!!

Red, Pink, and Burgundy batts waiting for their turn to be spun.
The Art Batts Being Spun
Green, Gold, and Other Sparkling Fibers Ready for Carding
The Carding Process 1
The Carding Process 2
Ready to Doff and Twist Into Loose Knots
Doffing in Progress
Eight Batt Knots Ready to Spin!!

What are you making/ creating??

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Beautiful Dog Nose!

Frozen Tundra Fibers Has Outlasted Its Impetuous Pompacity?

On February 1, 2020, Frozen Tundra Fibers became everything I no longer wanted. The name was impetuous and pompass when I named it over 15 years ago and I loved it. I don’t love it any more.

I’ve learned through introspection and reflection that what it’s always been is an amazing odyssey traveling through all of the different fibers I’ve worked with over the years; learning how to to dye with natural dyed and commercial dyed (which I’m still learning and experimenting with);¬† the wonderful sheep farmers I’ve met during that time, some of which have become family, and some dear friends; the many farms I’ve visited and still do when I get out there; and the processes I’ve learned and the new ones I’m learning.

It’s moving forward and I decided I want to move forward with it.

Without further ado or pompacity (hehe), I hereby announce the rebranding of Frozen Tundra Fibers. The new name as of February 1, 2020 is Mrs D’s Fiber Odyssey!!!

https://www.etsy.com/shop/MrsDsFiberOdyssey  formerly https://www.etsy.com/shop/FrozenTundraFibers

Get your yarn on!

I know I’ve not blogged in awhile!

I’ve not blogged in awhile because the farmers market season got into full swing and I’ve been super busy creating things, restocking the things that do sell, and working hard at beefing up my displays. I’ve not had the best luck with displays and I really do hate putting up and taking down my tent. Natural lighting is what suits my fiber products best and I would prefer to display in natural lighting.

Now that I’ve taken a few weeks off, I’ll try and whip up a post sometime tomorrow about my latest adventures in the wonderful world of card-weaving!!

Til then, get some fiber and get spinning!