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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Preparing wool to be shown in products competition
When your show rabbit has finished being shown, its wool can be used to enter the products competitions held by the National Angora Club at London and Bradford shows. You can pluck some ripe wool from the back of the rabbit in stages you only need 7gms (1/4ozs).
Luxury Angora yarn, spun from a blend of Bigwigs finest Angora rabbit fibre and a range of supersoft wools Here at Bigwigs Angora in the Yorkshire Dales, I keep the Continental type Angora (with French and German breeding) and harvest the fibre by hand clipping with scissors every 16 -18 weeks. Living on a farm,… Read more »
Angora rabbit wool product winner @ the London Show 2017
Congratulations to Mary Tomlin who won the Angora rabbit wool product competition at the London Show this year. Her shawl made from angora rabbit wool was superb and hopefully it will encourage potential spinners, knitters and felters to enter future shows with their angora rabbit wool products. Mary has been spinning and knitting angora wool… Read more »