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Fall Festivals...

Posted by Lewis White on

Little Barn will be attending both the New York Sheep & Wool festival in Rhinebeck, N.Y.  and SAFF in Fletcher, N.C.   We are working on some new products for these shows as well as re-stocking some old favorites.   If you make it to either festival, please make sure to stop by and say hello.

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Trying again....

Posted by Lewis White on

Didn't quite get the glitches out last month, so here we go again.  Hang with us as we work through completely new and unfamiliar checkout procedures.  Sigh.....those old pull handle cash registers were so easy!

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Back at last.....

Posted by Lewis White on

With all the changes to the internet, handheld devices and internet commerce, we decided to take the old website down and revamp.  Don't get me wrong, that old site served us well for a lot of years.  Fortunately or unfortunately progress just marched right on past that old gal and we needed a site that was friendly to today's mobile customer.  It was a real challenge to decide what would be restocked and what would be discontinued.  We aren't finished yet and still have products to add as they arrive. Keep watching this blog for future flash sales and OOAK...

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Wool Grading Chart

Posted by Lewis White on

Wool GradesBradford Count                         Micron                                 crimps per in.finer than 80’s                              17                                         20+80s                                               18                                         18-2070s                                               19                                         15-1866s                                               20                                         13-1564s                                               21                                         10-1362s                                               23                                           9-1160s                                               24                                           7-1058s                                               26                                           6-856s                                               27                                           4-654s                                               29                                           4-550s                                               30                                           2.5-448s                                               32                                           2-446s                                               33                                           -----44s                                               35                                           -----40s                                               37                                           -----36s                                               39                                           -----Exotic Fiber GradesFiber type                               Micron                                    Staple lengthAlpaca                                        26-27                                      4-12inLlama                                         28-30                                    10-12inCamel dehaired                         20                                            1-4inGuanaco                                    15-16                                       2inVicuna                                        12-14                                      1inMohair adult                                30-55                                   up to 10inMohair kid                                   25-26                                      4-6inAngora rabbit                              12-15                                      2-3inCashmere dehaired                   13-16                                      1-3inChiengora varies by breed of dog, and undercoat...

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