Next, I carded the fleece. I must admit that I still need to card most of the washed fleece but since it rained most of the weekend I wasn't able to sit on the back porch and card and get most of that vegetable matter left out so I decided
Ravelympics '08- Fleece to Finished Fencing Update
Here's a picture of the little fleece taking a 30 minute cold bath with Joy. After I washed it three times this way it appeared less dirty so I moved on to the scouring part. To scour or remove most of the lanolin you need very hot water and detergent soap like Joy but this time around you must not agitate the fiber at all...all fun and games until someone felts.