I am always trying out new ideas and this is the latest. I have been asked to produce a 'flecked' yarn and after a few different ideas this is the best I can do. This is natural black Zwartbles wool and the coloured batts are hand dyed silk noil. I dyed the silk in a steamer a bright turquoise and pale brown. It is difficult to get the dye to saturate the silk because the silk is like a blop of papier mache. When it was dry I then carded it several times to separate the fibres.
Then carded it into the Zwartbles fibre to make this yarn.
Hopefully I will improve it with practice.