It is mid winter and looking forward to spring and lambs. I will have Shetland lambs available early summer. Beaming on a towel warp. More details to come…. This tiny nest was tucked in between some bales of hay I was getting down for the horses. I am not sure … Read More
The last thing you need in the summer is a blanket, right? Well, this was a special little blanket I knit for my nephew. Knit on Passap E6000 4 color double jacquard and designed with DesignaKnit (DAK) software. I have had quite a few people ask me how to design … Read More
HELLO SPRING? Well, it may be a bit early, but the forecast says 60 degree weather for the next few days! A few months ago, I dropped off some Cormo fleece at America’s Natural Fiberworks (ANF) in Sommerville, Ohio. They always do a great job processing fibers and spinning yarns. … Read More
Summer has arrived! The sheep don’t seem to mind the warmer weather. They spend the day under shady shelters next to the waterers. I finished my handwoven rug. Still deciding on what to weave next on the Toika loom! Still working on my scrappy overshot scarves on my Schacht Baby Wolf. This … Read More
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
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
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.
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
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