Deyaneria on September 28th, 2011

I would like to show you some of My Favorite Places from the Fair. Autumn Hollow Farm Fiber Arts – They have some of the most beautiful fiber art tools I’ve seen. These are really collectors items that are sturdy enough to take normal use(normal use meaning: not throwing your spindle or needles down in a […]

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Deyaneria on September 26th, 2011

I took a fun day with a good friend of mine this Sunday and went to the Common Ground Fair. We had a lovely time. The Common Ground Fair is in Unity, Maine. It is a different fair in some ways than what I am used to. They specialize in organic, green, and Maine-made. There can be […]

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Deyaneria on September 23rd, 2011

I have been busy with many things around the farm. Getting ready for winter is right on the mind now because the weather can be unpredictable here in Maine(this will be here before I know it). I also have been considering changing the store a bit. I think I’m going to move it to the […]

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Deyaneria on September 21st, 2011

Coopworth is a lovely long fiber I have had a lot of experience with. After seeing this lovely fiber at Fiber Frolic last year, I had a coopworth jag. Similar to  knitting jag, in that I couldn’t get enough coopworth. I bought about 5 fleeces for the blending with other fibers.  It scours pretty easily […]

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Deyaneria on September 19th, 2011

Coopworth is lovely long fiber, I have had a love affair with for at least a year now.  That said on to the historic stuff. It was shortly after WWII, in New Zealand, when Professor Ian Coop began to selectively crossbreed Border Leicester rams on Romney ewes. His purpose was to improve lambing percentages. By […]

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Deyaneria on September 9th, 2011

I’ve had a bit of a time with organizing everything with the hubs coming home. I have decided to take a week off and get my schedule organized. So I can provide the best content for the blog, the newsletter and the Etsy Shop. Still will be taking orders thru the shop but I will […]

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Deyaneria on September 5th, 2011

I tried one last attempt to multicolor kettle dye with dry dye. I prepared water and vinegar and put in 4 oz of punta fiber. Then I added cherry, reseda green, and Copenhagen blue dyes. I watched the fiber carefully making sure it didn’t go over 150 degrees. When the dyebath was clear, I let […]

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Deyaneria on September 3rd, 2011

I know I’m a bit late posting this week. I have big news. The Hubs is home for good!!!!!! He came in about 5 am Friday morning. I am so thankful to have him here. The kids were suprised because we didn’t tell them he was coming in early(I told them Sept 10th).  It has […]

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