Angora rabbit wool fibre is a fantastic natural product and can be used in many ways to make fabulous wool garments. It is the by product of keeping Angora rabbits as they require clipping frequently for their welfare. Some of our members are so talented in their spinning, knitting and felting that it is incredible… Read more »
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Angora wool makes a useful natural fibre to make items of clothing from and one I used recently to make some angora wool hats for a product competition. They are soft,warm and great to wear on a cold day.The Felt hat below was made by Joan Ward, from angora wool and silk.
Angora rabbit wool is…..and can be made into a range of products including toys, hats, gloves, insoles, booties, shawls, scarfs and so much more, below is a selection of products I have used angora wool in.
Introduction This article was written many years ago by Mrs Pratley, a former President of the National Angora Club. For present day Angora keepers, some things have changed. Wool is stored in self seal heavy duty freezer bags rather than newspaper, tins and boxes, and the rabbit is often clipped sitting on the owner’s knee…. Read more »
Is there anything that Angora wool can’t be used for? It was a delight to see some recipients had framed their 1992 Christmas cards made from Angora wool and pulp. I thought you might like to have a go, so here is the method.
What a great number of entries into the product competition at the Bradford Championship Show this January held in Doncaster. So many varied items made from natural fibres and Angora wool products.
As well as supporting the exhibition of the Angora rabbit, the National Angora Club (NAC) also supports those who produce yarn, felt and garments from wool which has been harvested in an ethical and animal friendly way. For details of our Product Shows, please see further posts in the wool festivals, wool products or rabbit shows category. For more information on Products Shows, contact our Products secretary… Read more »
The Angora Club Products Competition is open to all members. It is not necessary to keep an Angora rabbit to enter yarn, a felted product, garment or accessory, as Angora wool can be obtained from the Club or from another member. Products hand-made from the wool from English, French, German or Satin Angoras and from… Read more »
Angora rabbit wool is very versatile and can be used to make many interesting woollen products. This is rather an unusual example of the use of Angora wool- a superb tea cosy. It keeps the teapot warm for ages! For other Angora wool products visit the wool products category.
Preparing Angora for spinning – by Mary Tomlin When my Angora wool is delivered to me (I don’t have any rabbits now), it is greatly depressed into a plastic bag, all the air has been squeezed out. So, the first thing is to get the air back into the wool again. I tease the angora… Read more »