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Spun with lots of love just for you in the fenlands of Eugene, Oregon!

These lustrous Lincoln Longwool locks are 4-7 inches long and come from a local Oregon farm. I hand dyed them in a soft pastel shade of teal using professional quality, low impact and non-toxic acid dyes, then corespun them around a mohair-Merino wool blend yarn, leaving the gorgeous tips free.

You can use this as a show-stopping embellishment in a project, or wear it just as it is, including the recycled silk sari ribbons it comes tied with. It makes a stunning fiber art necklace/eternity scarf that will get you lots of compliments! The last photo shows me wearing it as a necklace scarf. The locks feel soft against your neck and not at all scratchy or prickly, so it could easily be worn year round.

My camera made this look more vividly green than it actually is in the last two shots; the color is a soft blue-green teal, subtle and transparent so that the beauty of the locks shines through!

Skein Stats

Colorway: Mermaid's Tresses
Approx. 12 yards
Super bulky/super chunky
Hand dyed Lincoln Longwool locks
2.5 oz
Average 2-4 wpi (it's really hard to measure this with locks!)
Recommended needle size: 19 and up
Comes to you tied with recycled sari silk ribbons!

Lincoln Longwool is a conservation sheep breed. Purchasing wool from this heritage breed helps to preserve and maintain its unique identity for the future.

All of my yarns are spun in a smoke-free but pet-friendly household on either my vintage Ashford Traditional or my handcrafted Wee Wheel, finished in Eucalan wool wash, and air dried without weights. Please wash in cold water with a gentle wool wash only!

All domestic orders ship within three business days via First Class mail with tracking; international orders ship within three business days via international First Class. There is no tracking available for international First Class (sorry!); please let me know if you need Priority mail instead and I will create a new shipping invoice for you.

To see more of my beautiful handspun yarns and fiber art accessories, visit my shop: http://www.etsy.com/shop/fensalirfiber

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Frequently asked questions about TheWytchoftheNorth

If you would like to commission me to make a custom item for you, please send me an Etsy convo! I will do the best I can to accommodate you, depending on the materials I have in stock to work with at that time.
All of my creations ship in weather-proof poly mailers, cushioned with plenty of bubble wrap, and marked as fragile when applicable. I do everything in my power to make sure your new treasures arrive safely at your door, however I am a one-person operation and cannot be held responsible for damage or loss caused by the carelessness of the post office. If you are concerned about possible theft, leave a message for me when placing your order; I will be happy to set up a signature requirement for delivery of your package, at a small extra charge.
I will email your reading to you within 3-5 business days of your purchase; you will receive a pdf file that includes a clear color photo of your spread, plus the reading itself. However, please note that I do readings only on M - Th. I will schedule your reading on my next available "reading day," and will usually let you know within 24 hours of your purchase what day I will be reading for you.

Mermaid's Tresses - Lincoln Longwool tailspun yarn - soft teal locks - eternity scarf or crafting embellishment


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