FIBER PROCESSING PRICING
Our mill provides the following services: washing (scouring), tumbling, picking, dehairing/fiber separating, carding (roving, batts, and clouds), core-spun yarn, drawn roving top, spinning, and needle felted sheets.
Please download and complete the customer packet for custom fiber processing, which includes the order form, customer agreement, checklist, and pricing chart. Once the form is complete, please email it to us, and we will be in touch with you regarding your order and when to send the fiber. If you are unsure of how you want your fibers processed, feel free to contact us. We are excited to work with you on your fiber creations.
We are currently not processing Suri alpaca fiber. We can refer you to other mills that process Suri.
CUSTOM FIBER PROCESSING
150-minute spa treatment for your fibers! Includes tumbling, three wash cycles, and two rinse cycles. Eccoscour soap is used for scouring. Pricing is based on incoming weight.
Additional wash treatment for heavy lanolin or very dirty fibers.
FOUNDATIONAL FIBER PROCESSING
Includes picking and carding. Pricing is based on finished weight. The minimum staple length for batts, roving, and drawn roving top is 2 inches.
Bagged loose or random bump size. Specified bump size can be made at an additional service fee.
DRAWN ROVING TOP
Roving that is run through the draw frame to make a consistent roving. Bagged loose.
Specified bump size can be made at an additional service fee.
Includes picking, carding, drafting, spinning, plying, steaming, and skeining. Cone winding is available at an additional service fee. Single, two-ply, and three-ply available. For yarns, the minimum staple length is 2 1/2 inches and the maximum staple length is 7 inches (excluding core spun/rug yarn and Lopi style). Pricing is based on finished weight (except core spun/rug yarn).
Wild Red Clover Fiber Mill provides custom processing for every customer’s order. We will work with you to customize your fiber into the product you desire. Our attention to detail throughout the process will ensure you get a high-quality product. If you don’t know what product you would like, we will work with you to select the best product for your fibers.
CORE SPUN/RUG YARN
100% Cotton Core. Perfect for seconds, neck, and rump. We do not process leg and belly fiber.
Single bulky style yarn
DEHAIRING/FIBER SEPARATING/ PRECARDING
Pricing is based on clean weight.
Separates unwanted coarse guard hair, vegetable matter, or other contamination, and second cuts.
$10/lb/pass - wool and alpaca
$25/lb/pass - Exotic fibers (qiviut, pygora, cashmere, yak, camel) Two passes are needed for exotic fibers.
ROVING/ROVING TOP CENTER PULL BUMPS
Bumps made to specified weight.
$2.50/LB - this fee does not include blending materials. We prefer you to provide the additional blending fibers or contact us for the cost of the mill providing the additional blending materials.
NEEDLE FELTED SHEETS
Cost of batt processing plus felting cost.
2' X 4' Sheet - $20
Add $5 per foot for additional size
Sheets can be 60" wide by unlimited length.
Sheets can be be in light, medium or heavy weight.
Some fibers require additional services to produce a high-quality product. After the initial inspection of your fleece, we will contact you to discuss these options. We look forward to delivering you superior quality.
Skeins are only wound in yards. We do not offer weighed skeins.
We do not accept prewashed fleeces.
SKIRTING OF FLEECE
Skirting is not included in the prices of processing. You will get a higher quality finished product with a cleaner fleece. Please remove hay pieces, burrs, sticks, manure, toenails, and other visible debris. We do not offer skirting services. We will return or dispose of fleeces with excess vegetable matter.
PRICES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE