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Etsy Store Update

Lots of handspun and handpainted yarns, as well as spinning fibres, now listed for sale in the EarthMother Designs Etsy store


Day 3: Say My Name, Drop Spindle!

Today we started off carding with Julia. We worked with flick carders and hand carders. I didn’t take photos of my carders because I’m sure there are photos of them floating around here (if anyone is curious about what they look like though, leave me a note in the comments and I’ll be happy to snap a photo of them). 657 more words


Newest fiber additions

I’ve been on a bit of a dyeing break as I wait for my new shipment of undyed yarn to come in.

While waiting over the past couple weeks, I was able to dye up a few braids of 100% Superwash Merino. 36 more words


Day 2: Wool, Wool and More Wool!!!

Harriet and Beth were with us again today. We were learning about grading fleeces and what to look for when shopping for fleece. Wow, who knew there was so much to know?! 228 more words


Day 1: Wheel Maintenance and Learning About Sheep and Wool

Well, I’m still in awe that the time has finally come! This course was but just a dream when I first heard about it three years ago. 317 more words


A New Path

I’m going to keep this post short because I’m having a hard enough time keeping my emotions under control. It’s been a long road. And here I (we) am. 31 more words


Spinning at the Fair

This week was Fair Week in The Valley, and for me that means demonstrating spinning sheep’s wool into yarn every evening!

I look forward to it every year! 13 more words