Three of these appear to be somewhat pre-drafted and ready to spin, altogether far too delicate for me to try dyeing in this condition. The other one, appears to be a carded batt. If it were me, I would probably just start pulling fluffs and tuffs and spinning as I go, but I’m not a spinner and I’d probably make a mess of it.
The first three all have similar colorings, ranging from cream to tans, and I would fully expect that spinning this wool undyed would result in a most amazing gradient type of yarn perfect for lace work for a beautiful shawl. I also suspect if I tried to dye it, the natural gradience would show through anyway, unless I dyed a deep saturation of color, and that would (imo) ruin the natural beauty of it.
The fourth one leans more into the grays, and has a beautiful subtle gradience to it, but I’m afraid if I tried to dye it in my usual way, it would felt and turn into a massive lump of …. *something*. This definitely should go to someone with the right tools and experience to turn it into a magnificant scarf, shawl, or even part of a sweater.
From what I can gather, Corriedale is a prized wool especially for felting projects, as it has a longer staple than Merino, and doesn’t ‘halo’ as other fibers tend to do with felting.
Based on what I could gather from perusing both Ebay and Etsy, I’m putting these out the same as yesterday, $4 an ounce. This may or may not be appropriate for the market, but I’m trusting experts to tell me if I’m not charging enough! <*wink*>
As always, it is first-come first served, based on the time stamp of your email, which needs to include which one(s) you want. These are all Corriedale, so be sure to specify the NUMBER with it. Feel free to comment below of course, but if you are claiming one or more, it is your email time stamp that counts, so claim yours first and then come back to comment below.
Corrie 3.3 – 3.3 oz – $13.20
Corrie 5.0 - 5.0 oz – $20.00
Corrie 6.3 – 6.3 oz – $25.20
Corrie4.2 – 4.2 oz – $16.8