It turned out so much better than the rambouillet/teeswater cross. Not due the fiber itself, but to the fact that I think I slightly felted the dark brown wool in the scouring process.
I was so much more hands off for the romney and the results are fluffy, soft and luscious. Here is a washed lock of fiber with its lovely crimp.
and its resulting pyramid o' fiber!
extreme closeup of a carded batt:
I am holding off starting to spin it until Sunday's Spinning Meetup where everyone can ooooh and ahhhhh! I nearly bought a carder on Ravelry this week, but I had some concerns about its condition and the price. Once I get the tax refund.........all bets are off.