My first attempt at spinning my own combed wool. It was my first attempt at combing my own wool also! One ply of this two ply thread was also my first attempt at spinning on an antique French spindle with a spiral tip. Lots of firsts!
How do I comb wool without combs? Well, I bought some dog combs but my wool was so stringy and gnarly they weren’t enough. So I carded the wool first to make it smooth and get out the lumps and then I combed it. Below is my second attempt at combing wool using this method (and you can see my combs)