Spring (Shearing) is Here!

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The Cormo sheep have been sheared and I will be skirting fleeces for the next couple of days.  Most of the fleeces have been spoken for, but there may be a couple of extras.  I will send out a newsletter with information about remaining fleeces (if there are any). I … Read More

Weaving

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I have two weaving projects going right now.  One is a very simple warp of 4 harness dish towels.  I wanted something quick to weave.  I found a simple draft in one of my Weaver’s Craft magazines. The other weaving project I am working on is a multishaft twill sample … Read More

Saori Scarf

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  I am posting some photos of the most recent project to come off the Saori loom.  I wove 3 identical scarves on this one warp.  The warp is commercial yarn.  The weft is a mix of handspun and commercial yarn along with some tailspun Wensleydale locks.

Growing Fleeces

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I was checking coats on a few of the sheep and got a quick picture while they munched on some hay. I also took a some photos of the growing fleeces…

Shop Update!

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New stuff in the shop (Wensleydale locks (dyed), Wensleydale lamb locks (washed), and some Angelina sparkle).

Craftsy Crochet

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I wanted to try to crochet amigurumi animals.  I have a couple of books for amigurumi but for some reason I could never figure out how to start with the magic ring.  I ended up finding some super simple directions for the magic ring in the book “Happy Hooker,” by … Read More

Time to Drive

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Finally, it has cooled off a bit and I can get back to driving!  I got the marathon carriage out and gave it a good scrubbing.  My harness is super clean.  Now I am ready to drive!  The National Drive and the Kentucky Classic CDE are both coming up soon! … Read More

New Spins!

I have some new handspun to share!  Fibers include super soft Cormo and Wensleydale from my sheep, along with various other wools, silk, and Angelina. Melon handspun 108.5 yards chunky weight singles yarn. I got some before and after spun photos of my next one.  This one (below) is Tyblue. … Read More

Wensleydale Lambs

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I was checking the sheep the other night and just happen to have my cell phone, so I snapped a couple of quick pictures.  This is Wibble (ewe) and Wobble (ram) a couple of the high percentage Wensleydale lambs we had this year by Grey Owl (UK sire).  Wobble is … Read More

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