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Old 01-03-2012, 10:57 AM   #1
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How many ounces of wool will I need? Wool dreadlocks :)

I'm going to make wool dreadlocks by felting wool roving into 40 inch strips and somewhere around 1/2 inch thick... each will make 2 dreadlocks (you fold the 40 in strip in half and braid one 20 inch half into your hair). I've seen all the videos using random bags of roving from craft stores, but I would rather buy the super gorgeous colorways from etsy and such. Saying this, I've never bought roving before so I have no idea how much I'd need or how far a normal bunch of 4 oz. would get me... I don't want to have all different colors so I need to buy it all at once from the same dye batch, but I've never seen a skein (is it considered a skein if it isn't yarn yet?) of roving undone before. Here is a video of someone making wool dreads if you need a better understanding, mine would be longer obviously ----> Clicky. Thank you for any help!!!

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Re: How many ounces of wool will I need? Wool dreadlocks :)

I have some roving what colors do you want? My trade list is in my siggy
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I want something darker colored that's kinda brunette or earthy dark colors like deep purple, rust, deep green, etc. Really rustic colors. I'll check it out
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I can't get the pm drop down menu on my phone to work but I may have some gc's or other stuff possibly your iso if I can find them my iso/iha is also here: http://diaperswappers.com/forum/show....php?t=1321516 any pics would be awesome. If you want you can email me at mothyrgrimm@gmail.com too.
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http://www.etsy.com/people/MothyrGri...tes?ref=si_fav there's my favorite colors on Etsy. The dark ones are my favorite for dreads.
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