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Old 10-03-2012, 09:21 PM   #572
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Re: KAL ~ Knit for the love of it! Sept 30 - Oct 6

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Originally Posted by Dayzee1081 View Post
Its the Ashford traditional - I'll get you specs in the am . It spins soooo smooth and quiet comparatively, I it! Can't wait to get some fiber going. What is the difference btwn a roving and a batting?
Roving is a generic term applied to pretty much any prepped fiber. Top is combed, batts are carded. Most of what we see for diapering especially is combed top. Top generally lends itself better to worsted spinning and batts work better for woolen spinning, and woolen is loftier, warmer, but not as durable so less good for longies

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