• Meet JanJac Wool

    A warm welcome to JanJac wool.  Elize Farre is a passionate yarny living in the Western Cape, South Africa. Her business name is derived from the names of her son and daughter, whom she loves dearly. She spins and weaves with both bought in, ready processed fleece as well as raw unprocessed fleece straight from the sheep. Elize sources her unprocessed fleece from local farmers. She processes(cleaning, combing and carding) the raw fleece by hand, taking extreme care to produce a high quality product. She currently uses dark merino and Awassie (milk sheep) wool that she was able to source to spin and weave wearable and usable products. She also…

  • You Tube Video Fail = Blog Post about spinning and workshops

    Hallo from a still very hot Worcester (the one in South Africa). I hope everybody has been having a good week so far.  I have,after trying to record a You Tube Video for nearly two hours and ending with a “floppie” every time,  decided to rather move on to a blog post before my phone ended up in a ditch (I record from my phone, if anyone was wondering) I have quite a bit to share about fiber stuff, so off we go. After finishing with the Heart Sideways Tank test knit ( link for pattern below) I went straight back to my spinning wheel. Heart Sideways Tank https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/heart-sideways-tank  …

  • What’s with all the changes?

    Hallo from a very hot Worcester in the Western Cape of South Africa. I haven’t written a blog post for a while, but seeing as my new YouTube video is on hold untill I have finished the project I am busy with and actually have content to show, I thought it a good idea to just write something. As you may have noticed, some changes have been made to the site and my shop is currently  closed and under construction. This, I want to assure you, is not permanent. I am busy building up stock for the handspun series that I am adding to the shop (time consuming, but worth…