Lambs, Spring, and Sweaters

posted in: Lambs, Raising Sheep | 6

Lambing season brings out my nesting instincts. Every year, just before lambs arrive, I go through this ritual of preparing for the new lambs. The barn has been swept clean. The lambing pen has been set up, ready to welcome the new lambs to the farm. I have readied my lambing kit, restocking, ordering, and taking inventory of my supplies. … Read More

Knitting Accessory Pouch

posted in: Fiber Arts | 3

For Keep Calm Craft On-I thought I would share this wonderful tutorial I found over the weekend on making useful pouches. I have been working on stocking our new online store, the Gotland Wool Company. I wanted some nice knitting accessories for the store. Several years ago, a friend of mine gave me a zippered pouch for my birthday. It … Read More

The Gift of Lambing: Woolful Guest Post

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Hop over to Woolful to read my guest post on lambing season. Tomorrow, we being our watch here for our 2015 lambs to arrive. For now, we savor and remember the sweet moments from last year’s lambing season with this one picture which captures a single moment in time to cherish. (Join Soulemama to share your moment to remember.)

Combining Sheep and Alpacas on the Same Farm {guest post withTerry Miller}

Fiber farming is sort of like eating a bag of Oreo cookies…it is hard to stop at one. The first cookie fills your senses with all of its goodness, the sweet scent of chocolate and the perfectly round dab of white cream filling between two crisp wafer cookies. I never even go down the cookie isle in the food store, … Read More

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