A friend said this about these locks "this must be the hair of the Icelandic Huldufolk or hidden folk which are the elves and trolls and such" that hide in the rugged landscape.I see them as warm and moody and inviting.Some locks are 4-6 inches long with wispy thin guard hairs and some are shorter and quite kinky. There are muted tones of blue, purple, green and gold. All locks are clean and free of most vm.Enjoy!
Against my nature, I dyed something pink. These Boreder Leicester locks are lustrous and long, well defined and pink!There is little vm and locks are nice and soft.What a lovely lock spun yarn these would make!!Enjoy!
Kinky and long, 5 inch staple length, and the perfect color for spring trees and nature/mushroom scapes. Blue Faced Leicester are one of my all time favorites!Great for needle felting or spinning or 2-D wool painting.Note: This batch of fiber is clean and free of most vm and has the feel of lanolin still in the locks.
Earthy, dark, cabernet shades with brown over tones...all on our favorite wee BFL locks.Locks measure about 4 inches and have pretty waves and curls. Fiber may have sone slightly cotted areas but locks pull apart.There is little vm.Enjoy
Such wee and tiny BFL lamb locks... all dyed up for pumpkin tendrils. Locks range in color from bright to pale oranges, sandy brown, pale greens with overtones of red. Locks are 3-4 inches long and have that curly crimpy wee and tiny look we all love. There is some lanolin still left on the fiber.Use for pumpkins of course, witch and goblin hair, 2-D wool paintings with a fall theme....whatever your heart desires!Enjoy!
Border Leicester Locks dyed up in a more muted palette than 2-D Palette #1. 5-7 inch locks with a pretty curl in some areas and a soft wave in others.gorgeous for any project, even spinning!Enjoy!
These sweet lamb locks remind me of a misty morning in an English country garden. Hollyhocks, Bluets, Lavender, Tiger Lilies and roses are blooming right outside the kitchen window.Locks are clean with a little vm, 2.5-3.5 inches in staple length and soft. Create your own English garden or lock spin them into a beautiful garland or yarn for weaving.Enjoy
3-5 inch yearling BFL (Blue Faced Leicester) locks are super crimpy, clean, soft and free of most vm. These are versatile locks and could be lock spun, wet felted, needle felted or just ogled.Enjoy!
Lavender sachet hedgies are a thing!Lovely and curly, these locks that are perfect for making these sweet little creatures...they make the perfect gift! Locks vary in length from 4-6 inches, are clean and do have a little vm here and there to pick out.Locks make delightful hedgies or whatever else your heart desires. I have a tiny tutorial showing how I make these hedgies on my feltingfarmerlady facebook page. You will find it under videos.Enjoy!
These locks are from a Romney/Coopworth X fleece. Locks are 3-ish inches long, they are soft, clean and free of most vm, and have a gentle crimp. Some locks have curled tips.What a great pallet for 2-D wool painting, 3-D Easter Eggs or spring gnomes beards!Enjoy!
Our favorite wee and tiny Blue Faced Leicester lamb locks are all dyed up in warm colors. Can you believe this is only three colors?Staple length is 3-5 inches and locks are clean and free of most vm. Needle felt, spin, wet felt, put in a bowl and pet them....these are quite versatile and such a pretty color!Enjoy!
Our favorite BFL (Blue Faced Leicester) locks from Digging Dog Farm are all dressed up like a delicious salad. All sorts of lovely greens with an occasional purple curly kale leaf thrown in.Locks are clean with some vm to pick out, have great lock integrity and have that perfect BFL crimp. Staple length is 3+/- inches.Use for: Wee Christmas "fur" trees, wreaths, elf hair or gnome beard, forest floor, 2-D wool painting..what ever you so desire!Enjoy!
Caribbean blues/greens/yellows cover these pretty BFL locks. Delightful, small curls with good structure and mostly 3 inch staple length....great for any project. There is minimal vm.Mermaid hair?Enjoy!
This is an adult Border Leicester fleece with 4-5 inch locks that are clean, dyed and with a little vm to pick out. locks are of medium softness. They remind me of Day Lilies and undersea coral.You 2-D wool painters out there, these are perfect, chunky locks with a beautiful drape for summer Day Lilies or undersea coral. Enjoy!
I dyed up some yearling BFL in Christmas/Cardinal red. Lock tips are vivid and dark fading to a lighter red at the base.Fiber is clean and free of most vm, 4-5 inches long and uber curly. Spin them, needle felt them, wet felt them, use them in 2-D wool painting!Enjoy!
Wensleydale 5-7 inch locks: clean, lustrous with little vm. Color is full of golden and butternut squash yellows and a smattering of more orange shades...autumn at its best. These locks have perfect crimp and curl and a strong lock structure... great for any fiber arts projects: doll hair especially angels, tree locks, forest scenes, and lock spinning.Bundles are 2 oz.Enjoy!
Lovely lustrous Border Leicester long locks....most 5-6+ inches long dyed in shades of lichen.What a delightful "fur" tree these would make or add these to your pallet for 2-D wool painting.Enjoy!
Long 7-8 inch Border Leicester Locks in a vibrant palette....a little something for every painting. Locks are soft with a delicate wave and medium lock integrity. These long locks are also perfect for doll hair.Enjoy!
Shades of forest green, spruce saturate these lovely, soft locks. 4-6 inch locks are lustrous with a good lock structure and little vm. You can watch my feltingfarmerlady facebook video tutorial on how to make a "fur tree." It takes about 2 oz to make a 10" tree.Enjoy!