Tag: merino

More fiber goodness

Long have I wanted to see a basket full of yarn that I have spun up myself, thanks to my new wheel I have achieved that goal I struggled for so long with my old wheel, that I often had to walk away for… Continue Reading “More fiber goodness”

What season is it?

With the chilly weather outside, one could hardly believe that it is almost summer time, the bugs, flowers, and allergies are here, but we have been lacking the warmth from the sunshine. I’ve found ways to distract myself though, in the form of canning… Continue Reading “What season is it?”

Spinning

When I went to the New Hampshire Sheep and wool a few weeks ago, I learned something new and it changed my life…. I can now spin “thick” yarn, the entire time I’ve been spinning I’ve struggled to spin anything thicker than the picture… Continue Reading “Spinning”

Hello May

First I just wanted to say, that I am not disappointed about the snow that is supposed to arrive tomorrow. Yes, I know it’s spring, I can’t help it. I am however worried about these little creatures Hopefully they will stay nice and warm… Continue Reading “Hello May”

This could take awhile

I absolutely love my new wheel I spun up 1/4 lb of this lovely blue merino and thought “How lovely would it be to ply this with a brown?” The idea sounded amazing in my mind, however I don’t have a lot of brown… Continue Reading “This could take awhile”

And another

New babies

We have been hit with the flu, school has been missed, and house work has been ignored. We’ve spent our time cuddled under blankets with books and “pizza” Or consuming large amounts of coffee to get us through the day We won’t let it… Continue Reading “New babies”

The wheel isn’t turning

And that is because my spinning wheel broke today, I am hoping that it is an easy fix because I was in the middle of plying this gorgeous romney I blended together. I have been having so much fun blending batts lately, I wanted… Continue Reading “The wheel isn’t turning”

The house of many projects

The yard has been cleaned up, the greenhouse prepared, and the animals are currently freaking out about the blanket of snow falling softly to the ground. It is as if they have never before seen snow…ok to be fair not all of them have,… Continue Reading “The house of many projects”

Smells like spring 

All that snow we got is quickly melting away, we have patches of grass in our yard right now, while I know spring won’t be here for another few weeks, and I’m certain we will have a couple more light snow storms, I can’t… Continue Reading “Smells like spring “