I couldn’t find a forum for carding and such, but maybe someone here can help me.
Just started learn to hand card my own wool so I can felt with it, but have one issue that I’m unsure about.
The wool I’m currently using is 1in unstretched. Almost 1.5in stretched and released. And under 2in when held taught. When carding, I get a double layer effect. I can’t figure out if this is because of the short fiber or if I’m doing it wrong. I just found a tiny abount of 2.5-3in wool to test and see if it also ‘layers’ or not, but it’s still being washed.
Here is a picture. I remove the pills/naps as I find them, forgot to do so before taking this picture.
Anyway, you can see the layering pretty clearly here.