Category Archives: Shetland

Episode 83: Hikari, History & Bad Sheep!

Hello party people! The time is here for a HUGE giveaway from Bad Sheep Yarn . . . Yay! Plus, my Hikari modifications are finished and I have some history about Yoked sweaters from Kate Davies. Looking forward to spending … Continue reading

Posted in Amirisu, Bad Sheep Yarn, community, garment, giveaway, history, knitting, knitting history, knitting modification, modifications, Parade yarn, piecework, Shetland, yoke | 13 Comments


Hoping everyone in the US had a lovely Thanksgiving and/or break this past week. I spent a lot of my time out walking (when I wasn’t knitting) and my ramblings more often than not brought me to my favorite local … Continue reading

Posted in found, outside, sheep, shenanigans, Shetland, walking, weekending, yarn on the hoof | 4 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

Lollipop Acres Farm

This week, I have a real treat for you: Lollipop Acres Fiber, run by Katherine Smith. I met Katherine through Facebook when she posted a terrific introductory video to her flock and small hobby farm. I immediately thought: she must … Continue reading

Posted in Cormo, farm focus, fiber, interview, Shetland, yarn | 5 Comments

Farm Focus: Enno Farm

Last week, I had the pleasure of corresponding with Angela King of Enno Farm in North Carolina. Angela and her family raise Shetlands–a breed I have not yet featured here; so I was very excited to hear more about her … Continue reading

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