Category Archives: Finnsheep

Episode 74: The Spinning Episode!

Hi everyone: I hope you’re safe and well! And I’m hoping this installment might offer a bit of a respite from the media and news. I’ve got some spinning for you (I know, right?!?), a bit about the talk I … Continue reading

Posted in community, farm, farm-to-skein yarn, Finnsheep, fleece, Fleece and Fiber Sourcebook, fleece to knit, Jennifer Guyor, knitting podcast, LB Hand Knits, LB Handknits, Maniototo Wool, PLY, podcast, Ranching Tradition Fiber, spinning | 6 Comments

Spinzilla 2017 Report

Hello fiber folk! Spinzilla is officially over and I have completed my tallies . . . proud to say that I managed to spin about 1000 Spinzilla yards more this year than last year! Yay! And, as always, this experience … Continue reading

Posted in chain ply, community, Finnsheep, gradient yarn, handspun, plying, Polypay, Shetland, Spin-Off, spinning, Spinzilla, yarn | 13 Comments

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

Posted in cardigan, community, Cormo, Corriedale, episode, Finnsheep, knitting, Knitting in France, Leicester Longwools, Miss Babs, podcast, shearing, sheep, shenanigans, sweater, sweater surgery, video, yarn | 7 Comments

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

Posted in community, Cormo, Corriedale, fiber, Finnsheep, Leicester Longwools, shearing, sheep, spinners and weavers guild, unicorns, video | 16 Comments

Farm Focus: Sawyer Creek Farm

This week: Sawyer Creek Farm! I had the opportunity to correspond with Sheila who started working with sheep in the 1980s. Her farm is located in Gouverneur, NY just north of my home town. Beautiful country up there! Sheila was … Continue reading

Posted in breed, farm focus, Finnsheep, interview | 2 Comments