Well, maybe I should start selling sheep's milk instead. This coat is some different than what I was hoping for. The one good thing is that it is a seamless felted coat but better fit for an artic explorer than a sheep shepherd! The below picture is a sample of the SBF wool felted. I have learned from this project that samples are really important. I should have backed this sample with the wool I planed to line my coat with and I would have realized that the two wools felted so differently that a better choice of wool combos should have been used. The brown wool lining ended up not felting untill the coat was almost finished making the otter SBF wool a bit harder and over felted than is desirable.
5 years ago