'Tis The Season

Whew,  December went by faster than usual, with myriad custom orders to fill, freshly sheared lamb's wool to intake (poor wee lambies!) and it seems we barely got our Holiday decorations and lights up before it's almost time to take them down again.  December is one of my most favorite months, I love the music, the food, and the short days and long winter evenings to play with all the fibers we have garnered and gathered from far and near all summer long.  The unexpected lamb's wool was of such high quality we just had to have it.  And I'm pretty sure those naked lambs

October Glory

The first rain has fallen, leaving the dust settled, the air refreshed, and we've got a warm wind blowing from the south.  I had an order for 10 lb. of clean Coopworth wool, and managed to get it washed and dried in that warm wind just before the rains came.  Our constant Langlois wind is such a friend when you are in a hurry to dry heaps of clean wool, or skeins and skeins of yarns.  We hang them on the rails of our front porch that faces the highway, sometimes dull grey, but sometimes a rainbow of bright colors fluttering in the breeze. 

September!

We know it's September when the neighbors start calling and telling me my Shetland sheep are in their yards or their back pastures.  We live on a loop road, and though the back of our place is well fenced (to keep the neighbors cows OUT), the east and west sides of our property is...

Wool Blend Toddler Natty Dreads Hat

$32.00

An incredibly soft blend of merino lamb's wool and angora bunny constitutes the body of this bright cheery hat, and the natty dreads are 100% merino lamb's wool.  Hand painted yarn creates a unique pattern on each hat.  The perfect hat for when your toddler needs a disguise as a college art student, an inner city peace marcher, or having just come back from Jamaica, mon.  And the best part?  It's practical and oh so warm.

Price: $32.00

Putting a Store Online

I never in my wildest dreams believed how much work is involved in all those wonderful, easy to navigate websites I've been browsing around in all these years.  It's very time consuming, but I'm learning a lot.  What's hardest is to try to impart the uniqueness and variety that is our "brick and mortar" store, without you the customer being able to see, smell, and most of all TOUCH what's being offered.  For instance, today I sold yarn right off my smoking hot spinning wheel, yarn that wasn't even spun yet.  It was durable, warm light brown Shetland sport weight sock ya

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