On Monday I shared my terrible phone pics of my handspun color affection shawl. Here are some spectacular blocking pics. As I was blocking and stretching ….. I found a dropped stitch in the third section….. My knitterly heart started to race …oh the horror!!!!!!…… a dropped stitch …mid-project and it was […]
This weekend was amazing great holiday. Awesome meal, great friends, family, in addition Small Business Saturday was great. I also found that I need to fix a few things with the site to make it better. I spent today grooming bunnies, sending out orders and almost forgetting to blog today. I also […]
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A Herdwick’s grey fleece is not easily dyed, and is coarse, and so is best suited to use as carpet wool. This Fleece seems to shed water and dry quicker than most wool. The kemp can be separated from the wool to create a softer hand. The staple length is about 4 inches on mine. […]
Herdwick sheep have an interesting history. The word herwick comes from herdvyck which literally means sheep pasture. The origin of the breed is still unknown but they may have been ancestors to norse breeds brought by the Nords during Viking invasions or by a wrecked spanish armada ship. For hundreds of years this breed […]
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When I wrote about Ray the angora bunny on monday. I had a few tweets and facebook posts that questioned how happy he was with his new sweater. I’m glad to say that Ray is doing quite well now with his new sweater. He is happy and warm. I always do a double check on […]
I was planning on doing this amazing post about herdwick sheep and wool this week. However, yesterday something took all my research time. I realized when I was grooming Ray. That he was losing his coat really fast. The warm weather has had the buns all throwing their coats and I’ve been […]
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