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Fiber Processing


PRICING ON THIS PAGE IS EFFECTIVE May 1st 2013
*
2 Pound Minimum for Fiber Processing*

Fiber Processing
Pricing Level Determined By Individual Batch Size Not Total Poundage
Pricing Based On Incoming Weight

Service Level 1: 1-4.95# Level 2: 5-19.95# Level 3: 20# Plus
Wool
Mohair
Alpaca
Llama
Wool
Mohair
Alpaca
Llama
Wool
Mohair
Alpaca
Llama
Carding  (includes washing and picking)
Batts, Roving or Cloud $15.80/lb $19.75/lb $10.72/lb $13.78/lb $9.09/lb $11.50/lb
Spinning  (includes washing, picking, carding and skeining to standard yardage skeins)
Single Ply
(all sizes)
$28.00/lb $35.00/lb $22.06/lb $24.50/lb $19.84/lb $22.06/lb
2 Ply Sport Worsted or Bulky $36.00/lb $45.00/lb $24.50/lb $26.96/lb $22.06/lb $24.26/lb
2 Ply Fingering $37.90/lb $47.50/lb $30.62/lb $33.08/lb $27.57/lb $29.78/lb
2 Ply Lace $42.15/lb $49.90/lb $33.08/lb $35.52/lb $29.78/lb $31.98/lb
3 Ply Sport Worsted or Bulky $37.90/lb $47.50/lb $30.62/lb $33.08/lb $27.57/lb $29.78/lb
3 Ply Fingering $42.15/lb $49.90/lb $33.08/lb $35.52/lb $29.78/lb $31.98/lb
Felting  (includes washing, picking and carding)
2# Thickness $17.55/lb $21.95/lb $12.26/lb $15.92/lb $11.02/lb $14.33/lb
1# Thickness $19.50/lb $24.40/lb $14.70/lb $18.38/lb $11.34/lb $16.54/lb
12oz Unsupported $21.65/lb $27.10/lb $15.92/lb $19.60/lb $14.33/lb $17.64/lb
8-10oz Supported $24.10/lb $30.15/lb $18.38/lb $22.06/lb $16.54/lb $19.84/lb
Dehairing Adds to Spinning/ Carding or Felting Price $9.33/lb $9.33/lb $8.17/lb $8.17/lb $7.78/lb $7.78/lb

Our Standard Yardage Per Skein

Bulky Weight:  100 Yards
Worsted Weight:  150 Yards
Sport Weight:  200 Yards
Fingering:  300 Yards
Lace Weights:  400 Yard

*All prices subject to change.
*We request prepayment and accept MasterCard, Visa, and Personal Checks.
*All Orders will be paid in full before leaving the mill. 
*Any order left in the mill unpaid will become property of The Shepherd's Mill after 60 days.
*1.5% will be added 30 days after original invoice date.
Pricing Effective 3/26/2013

Additional Fees for Special Services
Pricing Level Determined By Individual Batch Size
Not Total Poundage
Pricing Based On Incoming Weight

Dyeing Yarn N/A
Due to the fact that color is so subjective, dyeing is not always perfectly predictable, and different fibers take dye differently; we have decided we are no longer able to offer dyeing as one of our services.
Skirting $15.00/lb
Extra Wash for Extra Greasy Wool $3.00/lb
Cutting Fibers Over 6" for Spinabillity $8.00/lb
Washing Yarn after Processing $3.00/lb
Skeining by the Ounce $3.50/lb
Labeling Skeins for Resale $3.00/lb
Label Set Up Fee (one time only) $50.00
 

Blending Fibers
(no additional blending fee for fibers purchased through
The Shepherd's Mill)

We offer a variety of blending fibers to make your product unique.  Please contact us for suggestions and options available to meet your blending needs.

Nylon Icicle $1.22/oz
Dyed Nylon Icicle (call for color availability) $1.83/oz
Fine Nylon (for sock yarns) $1.22/oz
Tussah Silk (honey or bleached) $2.87/oz
Soy Silk $1.90/oz
Tencel $1.25/oz
Bamboo $1.25/oz
Dyed Bamboo $1.62/oz
Import Grade 1 Merino Wool $1.57/oz
Import Grade 2 Merino Wool $1.35/oz
Dyed Merino $1.80/oz
Superwash Wool $1.50/oz
Supima Cotton $1.20/oz
Clean Washed Mohair $1.00/oz
Pre-Washed Local Rambouillet Wool $1.25/oz
Import Grade 4 Wool $.91/oz
   
Please Call for Color Choices on Dyed Fibers  
   
   

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