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Shearing Day: Seven Sisters Farm

We had quite a weekend this past week–shearing day! Our first! And we loved every minute of it thanks to Cathe of Seven Sisters Farm… 185 more words

Fiber

You Spin Me!

So, two weeks ago, this happened!

I put a call out on my local Ravelry forum for a rent or rent-to-own spinning wheel and in just a matter of hours, a sweet and generous soul replied to my plea. 167 more words

Ravelry: Discontinued Yarns

I knew I had a pretty big collection of vintage Manos, but imagine my surprise when I discovered that so many of the yarns in my stash have been discontinued! 420 more words

Knitting

Ocean colors

My first ever skein!! Half of it was on a spindle, half on a spinning wheel.

Ravelry: Better Stashing

I doubt I’ll ever find a real need to catalog my knitting needles—I do 99 percent of my work on these Addi Click Lace interchangeables… 238 more words

Ravelry

My New Drum Carder

My drum carder came!  My Brother Drum Carder finally arrived, and it is all ready to go!  As you can see from my ‘unboxing’ pictures my Brother Drum Carder arrived assembled and ready to go with instructions in a lovely plastic pouch.  158 more words

Wool

More Natural Dyeing with Cochineal

This is the last of my summer experiments with natural dyeing.  Cochineal are those little scale insects that are picked off of cacti.

I’ve seen some really nice results using cochineal such as Nada’s experience she posted on the forum this summer. 247 more words

Merino