Today was a taste of spring….finally. I am happy to get a good photo of one of my Cormo sheep… Most photos end up like the one below because the sheep are always too close! The long towel warp is off the AVL loom. Now time to hem! The above … Read More
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
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.
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
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
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
Ewe resting Best guardian dogs! They have been so tired during the day. The coyotes have been busy finding food for their pups. The dogs have been busy keeping the lambs safe. My husband replaced the back beam on my Saori SX60H loom. The back beam had warped (wood not dried correctly?). … Read More
Just to update everyone… There are several ewes bred for the 2015 lambing season. Lambs are due late spring (April-May). If you are looking for a fiber animal, I have a few really nice wethers available.
I have never been much of a Facebook person. It always seemed sort of confusing. Two weeks ago, I decided I would give Facebook a chance. It is still a bit confusing, but I am figuring things out. I made a Facebook page for the farm. If you are … Read More