Hello Spring! Finally! I have been busy washing and dyeing wool. I will continue to list wools on the Etsy farm shop as I have time. My latest weaving project which will eventually be two scarves. Here is a sampling of what I have been listing. More to come soon!! … Read More
I have been listing some locks and handspun in the shop as I have time. Since the winter weather has let up a bit, I have had time to get caught up on some projects. 🙂 The sheep are doing great and the fleeces look super nice! Handspun from my flock. New … Read More
The first cutting of hay is baled and stacked in the barn. We got it cut and baled just before the rains. There are a few wagon loads and lots of round bales. Got some spinning done… I take lots of photos (not just of sheep and fiber). We were exploring … Read More
I have listed new dyed locks listed in the online farm shop. The dark Wensleydale locks are from a black/silver fleece and I over dyed them with a mix of purples. Lots of hot weather, rain, and foggy mornings lately. The fleeces are growing…and so are the weeds… The towels are … Read More
I added some new handspuns to the stash! The fibers are a mix of farm fresh Cormo and Wensleydale from my sheep along with a little silk and Angelina. The green/blue will most likely become weft for a Saori weaving project. I plan on using the lavender one for a … Read More
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
My new wheel arrived a few days ago. I was trying to decide between a Spinolution or a beautiful Schacht Saxony. Both wheels are entirely different (and are for different types of yarns!). It was a hard decision. I ended up choosing the Spinolution Mach III and couldn’t be happier! … Read More
I spun up 4 ounces of Wensleydale locks the other day. The yarn turned out great. This yarn is going to be the perfect edging on a hat!
Ok, so there is a bit of play on words for the title of this post, but honestly I wonder sometimes. I love to spin singles. LOOK at all the yardage you get from singles. Other times, I think, “Well, the yarn may be more interesting if it is plied…” … Read More
Spinning a yarn, from batt to handspun!