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Carded Batts

The batts are completed from the California Red fleece.  I used my small picker that I had purchased on Etsy a few years ago to open up those locks to get it through the drum carder faster. 127 more words

California Red Sheep

Blog Hop Around the World!

Ok, this is fun!! Valerie, from Intricate Knits was asked to post in a Blog Hop Around the World, and then she passed the baton to me. 721 more words


Product or Process?

Before I start with this string of thoughts..I have to say I am convinced there is no right or wrong answer.  In fact, labels in general make me nervous when it comes to creative work.   386 more words


Washing raw fleece - from the yucky to the yummy

A while ago, I had a fortunate encounter with a sheep herder in the City of London. Yes, he had sheep with him. The answer to the question I can almost hear you asking is, because he was showing us poor uneducated non-rural people what sheep were, what they were for, and how to shear them. 701 more words


Are you a monogamous knitter?

I think I’m getting my groove back..and it feels good. One of the consistent things I’ve had to help me process my recent loss has been my… 173 more words


My visit to Cooke Creek Sheep Company!


     Most of you know that a year ago I started a quest to get my yarn as locally as possible and them learned how to wash it and process it, which led to… 483 more words