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
The 2019 lambing is not too far off. I have been checking pedigrees and deciding which ewes I will be breeding this fall. If you are looking for fine wool Shetland lambs, I will have some available in the spring. Here are a few photos of the 2018 fleeces. I … Read More