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Fiber Processing


PRICING ON THIS PAGE IS EFFECTIVE April 27th 2015
*
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: 2-4.95# 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 $16.63/lb $20.78/lb $11.28/lb $14.50/lb $9.56/lb $12.10/lb
Spinning  (includes washing, picking, carding and skeining to standard yardage skeins)
Single Ply
(all sizes)
$29.48/lb $36.85/lb $23.23/lb $25.79/lb $20.89/lb $23.23/lb
2 Ply Sport Worsted or Bulky $37.90/lb $47.37/lb $25.79/lb $28.38/lb $23.23/lb $25.54/lb
2 Ply Fingering $39.90/lb $50.00/lb $32.24/lb $34.83/lb $29.03/lb $31.35/lb
2 Ply Lace $44.37/lb $52.53/lb $34.83/lb $37.39/lb $31.35/lb $33.67/lb
3 Ply Sport Worsted or Bulky $39.90/lb $50.00/lb $32.24/lb $34.83/lb $29.03/lb $31.35/lb
3 Ply Fingering $44.27/lb $52.53/lb $34.83/lb $37.39/lb $31.35/lb $33.67/lb
Felting  (includes washing, picking and carding)
2# Thickness $18.48/lb $23.11/lb $12.91/lb $16.76/lb $11.60/lb $15.09/lb
1# Thickness $20.53/lb $25.69/lb $15.48/lb $19.35/lb $11.94/lb $17.41/lb
12oz Unsupported $22.79/lb $28.53/lb $16.76/lb $20.64/lb $15.09/lb $18.57/lb
8-10oz Supported $25.37/lb $31.74/lb $19.35/lb $23.23/lb $17.41/lb $20.89/lb
Dehairing Adds to Spinning/ Carding or Felting Price $9.83/lb $9.83/lb $8.60/lb $8.60/lb $8.19/lb $8.19/lb

Our Standard Yardage Per Skein

Bulky Weight:  1 ply 100 Yards 2 ply 50 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 4/27/2015

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.
   
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. We cannot guarantee washability when blending with superwash wool

Nylon Icicle $1.30/oz
Dyed Nylon Icicle (call for color availability) $1.95/oz
Fine Nylon (for sock yarns) $1.30/oz
Tussah Silk (honey or bleached) $3.50/oz
Soy Silk $1.90/oz
Tencel $1.40/oz
Bamboo $1.40/oz
Dyed Bamboo $1.80/oz
Import Grade 1 Merino Wool $1.85/oz
Import Grade 2 Merino Wool $1.60/oz
Dyed Merino $2.00/oz
Superwash Wool $1.75/oz
Supima Cotton $1.20/oz
Clean Washed Mohair $1.00/oz
Pre-Washed Local Rambouillet Wool $1.25/oz
Import Grade 4 Wool $1.20/oz
   
Please Call for Color Choices on Dyed Fibers

or visit Ashland Bay @

http://www.ashlandbay.com/dyed-fibers

 
   
   

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