Fleeces and Lambing!

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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

Fancy Pots

OK, from reading the title of this post you may have been expecting something really amazing… but no…sorry to disappoint you…  LOL!  I found a pattern on Knit Picks website for flower pot cozies.  I didn’t like their colorwork pattern but thought it would be a great way to knit … Read More

Testing the Weather

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Summer is here and lots of time is spent keeping the animals cool.  I am working on some weaving samples and will be posting my latest draft soon.  In the mean time, I found this GREAT video to share!!  🙂

Shearing Day

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Summer weather seems to have finally arrived.  I sheared all the sheep and have been working through skirting all of the fleeces.  Many of the Shetland fleeces have really nice color variations throughout the fleece.  If you are looking for color, we will have lots of colorful fine wool Shetland … Read More

Farm Fresh Yarns

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I sent Cormo and Wensleydale fleeces to the mill to be spun into yarn.  The yarn is now here and it is listed in the shop.  The Cormo yarn is 2 ply worsted weight with yardage per skein approximately 150 Yards +/-.  Cormo is a fine wool and is next-to-skin … Read More

Winter Update

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With the New Year just a couple of days away, I figured it was time for a blog update.  We have added a flock of fine wool Shetland sheep (several ewes in many colors and a couple of rams) to the farm and will have breeding stock and fleece available. … Read More

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