Deyaneria on March 30th, 2012

I realized I had been forgetting to put some of the my fibers. The Week of Cheviot there was so much information I realized if forgot to put up some of my own fiber.  This is some of what I did on Cheviot week.    I also finished a new pattern for a client (going […]

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Deyaneria on March 28th, 2012

    The fleece is dense, about 7-11 pds with a 3-5 inch staple. The color is yolk-white to cream white and the micron count is 22-29 microns. This breed has a super crimply structure to it’s fleece.    Like I had mentioned when I heard the word polypay I though of polyester. I could […]

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Deyaneria on March 26th, 2012

  When I first heard the term polypay sheep in an issue of spin-off. I thought polyester(like those scratchy itchy pants from the 70’s). Ummm,  no thanks. As I kept hearing more and more praise for this fleece I knew I had to check it out. Polypay sheep were created by two brothers Reed and Clarence […]

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Deyaneria on March 23rd, 2012

I was thinking I  could do a vlog by this Friday. Yea right! What was I thinking ? lol.  I’m laughing at myself for my naivete. I didn’t think about things like a background, mood and feel, what I would talk about, and most importantly what I would call it. I was able to work out most […]

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Deyaneria on March 21st, 2012

    I wanted to explain these sheep in a bit more detail because they have some wonderful characteristics.  Information from OK State as I couldn’t put it better.The sheep are small framed, with good legs and a fleece varying in colors. Normally the sheep shed their fleece naturally in early July. All the males […]

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Deyaneria on March 19th, 2012

I really had to do some research on this sheep as it has a confusing history and is really old.  My usual resources weren’t much help either. Here is what I have been able to gather from Oklamhome State U. Old Norwegian sheep or Villsau are one of the oldest breedsin the world. It seems they are […]

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Deyaneria on March 18th, 2012

  You may have noticed a few changes around the site. I have removed the store. This decision because the store wasn’t what I wanted it to be. The Etsy Boutique and Art Fire Shop will remain. I also came to the realization that other things were suffering and I cannot do everything lol.  However I also have some plans to change […]

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Deyaneria on March 14th, 2012

As I mentioned in the previous post Cheviot sheep are divided  four different cheviot breeds. I thought maybe I would investigate this further.   South Country Cheviot (Border Cheviot) are thought to be descended from sheep on a Spanish armada ship that wrecked off the English coast around 1588. These escaped sheep migrated to the […]

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Deyaneria on March 12th, 2012

Cheviot sheep are more of a family of sheep than one breed. There were originally 3 breeds within the family they originated in the british isles. Their names were taken from different areas in the Cheviot hills that run along the border of England and Scotland. The first of these breeds was the Border cheviot […]

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Deyaneria on March 9th, 2012

Has anyone ever encountered technology-bigger than epic ***t fail? I think I may have hit that this week. Let me start by explaining that I have an htc desire cell phone. It comes with a bunch of apps I will never use like “stocks” and “footprint.” Well these apps are taking up valuable memory for things […]

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