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Welcome to the Family

I had a big surprise last week when my youngest sister Carol sent me pictures of the newest members of her family — three ewes and four lambs! 414 more words

Sheep Farming

Rigid Heddle Loom

Recently Ashford came out with a 10″ Sample-It Loom.  Previously they had an 8″ Sample-It Loom I was thinking about getting, the 10″ was only $7 more than the 8″ and already comes set up for a double heddle experience, I could not resist.  178 more words

Art Spinning

Corriedale in Summer Days

I purchased a 4oz roving of Corriedale Sliver in the Summer Days colorway by WoolverineFibers.  I had spun up tiny bits here and there playing with my tahkli and the rich colors found in the roving.  194 more words

Spinning

An outbreak of hats

This is an oatmeal Blue Faced Leicester dyed by The Thylacine and spun three ply by me.

It is rather fine, but I decided to knit a hat anyway and settled on one from Barbara Walker’s… 371 more words

Natural Dyeing

Scarflette with Locks

I was inspired by Nada’s scarflette a while back and thought it would be a perfect way to use some of the locks I received from Zara. 431 more words

Wet Felting

Step By Step Of My First Handspun Yarn

I am almost done catching up on back posts! I wish I would have started this blog years ago! Though, really I have lived a lifetime learning homesteading skills from my family and friends (mostly family). 364 more words

Homesteading

First Spin! 

Spinning is a craft I have wanted to do for around half my lifetime. Possibly longer but I can’t remember when I first found interest. I even named my Etsy shop after a story about the Germanic goddess Frau Holda concerning a spindle back in 2008. 543 more words

Homesteading