Category Archives: Corriedale

Episode 80: Udder Massage & Color Management

Yep, you read that right: udder massage. Mmmm hmmm. Come on over to the podcast, my friends and allow me to drop the knowledge . . . lol! Plus, some info about how I’m managing multiple skeins for an indie … Continue reading

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Shorn II (2019 clip) Order Information

Shorn II (2019 clip) has SOLD OUT. Thank you so much for all of your interest and orders! I can’t wait to see what this yarn becomes! If you are interested in joining the mailing list, please email me at … Continue reading

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Shorn II (2019 clip): Jan 31st 2:00pm CST

It’s happening . . . Shorn II is about to be launched into the world on Jan 31st at 2:00pm CST! I’ll post a YouTube video with all of the details at that time. In the meantime, here is your … Continue reading

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Episode 59: We Got Sheep!

Dear yarn-folk! A new episode is up and full of . . . sheep! Come hang out with the flock that’s pasturing at our place for the rest of the summer. Plus, two baby knit FOs for some dear family … Continue reading

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Episode 10: Shearing and Sweater Mods

Episode 10, my fiber folk! It’s up and I can’t wait to hear what you are working on–please share in the comments and/or on our Ravelry Group! In this episode, I talk about shearing day at Cather Capel’s Seven Sisters … Continue reading

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Shearing Day: Seven Sisters Farm

We had quite a weekend this past week–shearing day! Our first! And we loved every minute of it thanks to Cathe of Seven Sisters Farm and the good work of many┬áSpinners and Weavers Guild members. The day began at 8:00am … Continue reading

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Heathered Purple Love

I have been working up to creating yarns that I actually love and plan to work with. I now have some decent consistency, can spin fairly fine, and know enough to go back and fix mistakes as I spin. The … Continue reading

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I Like My Corriedale . . . Neat

I cannot believe I forgot to give you all an update on the 100% Corriedale 2-ply that I finished last week . . . it’s “neat” in two senses of the term: it’s nifty (of course) and, like a perfect, … Continue reading

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Its Raining . . . Roving!

Sometimes things just come your way, even–and especially–if you were not expecting them. Like Corriedale roving, for example. In all the colors of the rainbow. In the exact type of wool you were dreaming of so you could practice some … Continue reading

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Snow White! Corriedale Washed

What happens when you wash an already clean fleece? It gets even better. The two locks show a fairly good before and after in terms of the slight color change. Boy, this fleece is fluffing up nicely!

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