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This beautiful roving reminds me of Autumn in so many ways, the varying shades of deep brown, rust and orange tones, and hints of a peachy cream all remind me off an apple orchard in the fall. This scrumptious AUTUMN ORCHARD roving is a gorgeous product, perfect for all your fiber needs. It is one of a kind, (a happy accident you might say) and I might not ever dye this again so snap it up while you have the chance!

The unique kettle dyeing techniques used create a roving with beautiful depth, & rich color. It will definitely be a treat for both spinners and felters!

This 100% Merino wool comes from a local mill. It is thinner then most Merino top, and as such does not need to be pre-drafted. I fold the whole 4 ounces in half length-wise, then loop it into a braid. Merino spins up into a soft, bouncy fiber, with a lovely hand.

I use Greener Shades Dyes, which are non-hazardous, non-chrome, low impact, heavy metal-free acid dyes. These professional, colorfast dyes meet the Organic Trade Association's standards for organic fiber processing.
When I hand paint the fiber it undergoes minimal handling to ensure that it does not mat or felt.

All photos are taken in natural lighting, then cropped and edited to ensure the best possible color accuracy on my monitor. Please keep in mind that colors may change from display to display. If you have any questions, feel free to contact me.


~Specs.

100% Merino Wool
4 ounces
Kettle Dyed
Feltable
Dyed in a smoke-free, **kitty-friendly studio

For best results when washing finished wool products or yarn, use cool to warm water and take care not to agitate. Lay flat to dry. There may be a slight color bleed on the first wash. This is normal and will not affect the colors or finished yarn or product.

Thank you for shopping Turquoise Owl Fibers.



**As a note to those who have cat allergies:
My cat is a Siberian Forest Cat. Though there is very little research to back the claim, it is widely believed that Siberian Forest Cats, especially the females, are Hypo-allergenic. I have heard of many who suffer from cat allergies being able to be around and even own a Siberian Forest Cat. I personally have a friend with a cat allergy and she has had a Siberian 9 months now and has not had any issues with her allergy.
My cat is a female, and is never allowed on or near my fiber.

AUTUMN ORCHARD - 4oz. Kettle dyed Merino Roving


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  • Handmade Supply
  • Materials: Merino, fiber, fibre, Greener Shades Dyes, wool, roving
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