Now I have Gotland locks from 4 different sheep (2 from Zara and 2 from UK sources) so its high time I did something with them. I decided to make a messenger bag using the same Gotland resist technique I used on a cat cave a couple of weeks ago.
I used a couple of layers of Corriedale and laid out some pockets over a resist before adding 2 layers of Gotland tops, my plastic resists and some vibrantly blue merino on the outside.
I only used the locks on the front flap and used a mix from all 4 fleeces as they varied from black/white to grey and almost jet black and are different lengths.
It's interesting to see the Gotland invade the coarse Corriedale wool too:
Where the resists were placed between the Gotland and merino the blue of the merino can still be seen.
It was interesting how the Gotland shrank (fulled) more than the merino, causing the merino to pucker slightly: