Long and lustrous
it could be
Old Style Romney,
Blue Faced Leicester.
(The hogget fleece of a Suffolk bottle lamb
has made its way into five or six recent tapestries).
If I lived somewhere else
it could be Teeswater.
Several tapestries are as they are
because of a coal black
Churro lamb fleece
that called to me
at a long-ago spin-in.
And I must tell you that
the background yarn
that beckoned from the internet.
it would be disingenuous
not to mention
the seemingly unsuitable
(the perfect color),
that I'd normally spin for knitting
but which found their way into tapestries.
Unless, that is,
instead of teasing and carding
(mine are single row Russian Paddle combs).
But I don't have any digital photos of this
which shows how long it has been
since that was my fleece prep method of choice.
or three at hand.
my tapestry weft