I too would like to know where to get the kind of rough wool that was
used for cloaks.
Russ & Maureen wrote:
> Please count me in. I've actually been trying to find out more on this
> topic myself, but usually wind up hitting a brick wall as far as
> knowledgeable information goes. I too have a spinning wheel, and been
> trying to find pure Irish/Scottish wool here in Canada, with no luck.
> Will you be starting a Yahoo or other Newsgroup related to the topics
> you mention?
> Maureen Grace-Miller
> Jess Ryan wrote:
>> Hiya folks,
>> I was wondering if anyone knows or wants to talk about wool in
>> historic celtic cultures. I do alot of work with wool as a hobby
>> (felt it, spin it, crochet, etc) and have lately been feeling a pull
>> to do something traditionally celtic, but not knowing much about it.
>> Most of the stuff I do is felted wall hangings and rugs and I've made
>> a world tree hanging, and an ogham rug. These were satisfying and
>> fun to do as well. I love to learn and teach celtic history and kind
>> of look forward to 'spreading the word' with some of my projects (ie:
>> when someone says 'what's that?' I can enlighten them). :)
>> Anyhow.. just wondering y'alls thoughts.