This summer has been hot and dry so far. I have had time to get some fleece washed and listed on my Etsy shop. This wool is from my fine wool, single coated Shetland sheep and it is super soft! The sheep are surviving the hot weather by hanging out … Read More
We have 4 lambs so far with more to come. If you are looking for registered fine wool/single coated Shetlands contact me via the “contact us” page or leave a comment.
It is mid winter and looking forward to spring and lambs. I will have Shetland lambs available early summer. Beaming on a towel warp. More details to come…. This tiny nest was tucked in between some bales of hay I was getting down for the horses. I am not sure … Read More
Editing photos for knitting
Yes, there is always one sheep turned the wrong direction. I should tilt the sides of the chute to keep that from happening I guess… All the sheep are healthy and happy. Waiting on lambs in Feb/March.
The last fall views…. until fall 2019. As most horse people may know… fall is the best riding weather. 😉
I have been washing fleeces. Soon, I will be stocking the shop with locks and carded batts. Today, I washed a light morrit Shetland lamb fleece. The wool is next-to-skin soft. I spun a small sample straight from the locks (no carding). Nothing fancy, just a quick spin and a … Read More
I recently took an online class from Olgalyn Jolly. Olgalyn is a knit textile and knitwear designer in NYC. She also teaches at the Fashion Institute of Technology and the Textile Arts Center. When I saw she was offering an online class, I quickly signed up. Her class answered my many questions … Read More
Lots of things need to be done around the farm before winter sets in… but one of the most important is making sure there are no cold feet! I have been knitting wool blend socks on my circular sock machine. These socks are a basic pattern with a ribbed top and … Read More