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2-in-1 Review: Fleece book and Fleece washing product

It’s been a while since I last wrote a review, so I thought I’d make up for it by writing about two different, yet related, products. 1,255 more words

Fibre Related

A visit to the CT Sheep Breeder's Sheep and Wool Festival

The sky was a breath-taking blue, the few clouds were softly white and wispy, and the sun was shining brightly on Saturday morning as we set out on our trip to Rockville, CT to the sheep and wool festival. 527 more words

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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

Knitting

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

Knitting

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

Fibre Related

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

Knitting