Deyaneria on September 17th, 2012

I hope you enjoy this oldie but goodie and reunite with my friends here at Applebee’s Acres. 

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Deyaneria on September 14th, 2012

Zilver by Lisa Mutch Color Affection byVeera Välimäki Stephanie’s Wrap (crochet version of color affection) by Julie Blagojevich Pulled Silk Yarn at Darn Good Yarn Recycled mint tins by Craft Test Dummies

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Deyaneria on September 12th, 2012

Texel sheep are primarily know for their use as a meat sheep. Although this may be why they were created, I think the fleece has been overlooked.  It is a 3-6 inch staple with loft, luster and crimp. There are slight differences in the the length and micron count depend on where the texel is […]

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Deyaneria on September 10th, 2012

  Texel sheep are orginally from the Island of Texel in the Netherlands. Athough the exact origin of this sheep is unknow it seems that many english breeds were integrated to create it. There are differing types of Texel sheep depending on where the sheep are bred and raised. The bodies may look a bit […]

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Deyaneria on September 7th, 2012

  Hope you enjoy my little outing today!

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Deyaneria on September 5th, 2012

  Manx Loaghtan are a long lived sheep that will provide years of wonderful fleece. Some of these sheep retain the ability to shed their fleeces making rooing an option others will need to be sheared. The wool has a staple between 3-5 inches a fleece usually weights about  3pds making the wool really sought […]

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Deyaneria on September 3rd, 2012

    The Manx Loaghtan (pronounced Lock-tun),  also spelled Loaghtyn or loghtan ,is a breed of sheep native to the Isle of Man which is located in the Irish Sea between Britain and Ireland. they are descended from primitive once found in Scotland, the Hebrides, and the Shetland Islands. The word Loaghtan comes from lugh dhoan […]

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