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Carding Ely's Mohair

This business of processing all that hair that was sheared off my goats has proven to be very time-consuming. I decided to work on Ely’s black/gray hair first, and still haven’t gotten all the locks teased apart. 290 more words

Farm Animals

Express Alpaca Mohair Blend Gray Cardigan Sweater xs

Express Alpaca Mohair Blend Gray Cardigan Sweater xs
This Express sweater features an open front  and long pointed sides for a draping effect.  It is a blend of acrylic and natural fibers. 10 more words


April: what's new on the farm!!

Spring is finally here. We can see it, feel it, smell it! The days are getting longer, the sun is warmer, the grass is starting to grow, trees are budding and putting out their leaves. 821 more words

Les Belles Bouclettes

Mohair Harvest

So, a few days after the goats were sheared, I am deep into the mohair processing. A combination of the boys having grown and a much more thorough shearing generated easily twice as much fleece as I was able to harvest last year.   407 more words

Farm Animals

Fall Fiber Harvest: Part 2

Today’s saga was much less dramatic. Good for me, less entertaining for you.

(If you missed out on part I find it here) 429 more words

Fiber Arts

Fall Fiber Harvest 2015 Part 3..and a Fire

There we were, my husband and I shearing this lovely Angora goat Hanzel.

He was almost finished. And then this happened…..

Yep. Fire.

It has been exactly a week today.   332 more words


Lobster Claw Headband


I have been trying to get my to-make list down to a more manageable level. It is such a challenge having this many outstanding projects… especially with some of the larger projects I have going. 336 more words