Category Archives: breed

Episode 11: Aileas & Aniroonz Sheep Co.

Episode 11 is here! Looking forward to chattering with you about my new Aileas sweater, a field trip to Aniroonz Sheep Co., and some lovely new acquisitions–including Aniroonz Story Based yarns: Partner and Begin. Plus, Rachel Smith’s new Ply article and a … Continue reading

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Flock Focus: Stony Creek Farmstead

Another weekend means another Fiber Focus! This time, it’s Amanda Solomon’s lovely Clun Forest flock at the Stony Creek Farmstead of NY. Amanda and I met through Ravelry and I was super excited to learn of another fiber lover and … Continue reading

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Fort Collins and Loveland, CO 2016

As I mentioned in an earlier post, this week was largely devoted to family–my father-in-law is ill and so we took a much needed trip to offer some support. Things are as good as can be expected, and there were … Continue reading

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FO: Handspun Falkland 3-Ply

I am super proud of this yarn! The colors, the plies, the consistency. It’s my best so far and I just want to bask in it’s glory for a whole day. So, Tuesday is FO day, this week. Handspun and … Continue reading

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A Kindred Spirit!

“Kindred spirits are not so scarce as I used to think. It’s splendid to find out there are so many of them in the world.” ― L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables Yesterday evening, as I settled in to read … Continue reading

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Video Tutorial: Polypay, Dyed and Spun

As you might remember, I dyed up some Polypay pencil roving at our C-U Spinners and Weavers Guild Dye Day. It’s about 2 oz of awesome, so not enough for a full skein . . . but I have not … Continue reading

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Farm Focus: Apple Rose Farm

I have spent a lot of time pining over Apple Rose Farm‘s fleeces this past year. They raise Cormo and California Red sheep (among other fiber animals) and their wool is absolutely beautiful. So, I was super excited when the … Continue reading

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