While most people are enjoying winter from the inside looking out, farmers are on the outside and are too busy to look in! This winter has been quite mild but there has still been plenty of work with winter feeding/haying along with keeping the sheep and horses inside, out of … Read More
My Cormo ram, Pyt, has found a new home. He left along with my beautiful silver 98% Wensleydale ram and 2 of my 93% black rams. These are all excellent rams with great fleeces and confirmation. I have had lots of really nice lambs by them. I will be introducing … Read More
Finishing up another long warp of a favorite draft on the AVL. These are towels in bright colors. Scarf warp wound for the Saori loom.
Fall is over and winter is on it’s way. Rug on the Toika. This flower has refused to die. Winter colors in the shop.
Saori weaving is a type of free form weaving. I use a lot of my art yarns/chunky yarns in Saori style weaving. The first step of the process starts with washing and dyeing the fleece. After the wool has dried, it is carded into a batt. The batt is spun … Read More
New fibers listed in the shop. Also, I have enabled the Etsy Direct Checkout for those who prefer to not use Paypal to checkout. I have carded a bunch of Cormo art batts for spinning. I will be listing some of the handspun yarn in the shop too! The sheep are … Read More
Fall is here and shearing will start soon for the Wensleydales. …A few fleece “on the hoof” photos I took while checking the sheep. There has been quite a bit of dyeing going on lately. Some is listed in the shop. Lots more to still list. Wensleydale locks … Read More
Sometimes it seems like not much is done when you are working, “behind the scenes.” It is like cleaning closets. You cannot see that anything has changed unless the door is opened. A lot of “behind the scenes” work has been going on in the studio and barn. Though a … Read More
Slowly listing new hand dyed wools on my online farm shop. The Cormo is bright white undyed so it dyes very well. Been spending lots of time at the lake. Fall will be here soon… We found an old canoe and pulled it over to … Read More
The summer is coming to an end. I can feel fall in the air. The end of summer brings one good thing, the end of the parasites that have been plaguing the sheep! I have been doing weekly sheep health checkups. Everyone is doing GREAT, but this has been a … Read More