Joining SouleMama for a single remembrance from this week.
I have just received my first box of my very own Gotland wool yarn from the mill and have knit my first swatch. With each row I knit, I fell more in love with this yarn. Gotland sheep come in a range of true natural gray, from light silver to a deep charcoal. This yarn, from my two ewes named … Read More
Joining Yarn Along and KCCO this week to share my knitting. Picking up stitches for sleeves and necklines can be daunting and met with hours of frustration. With a few helpful hints, and a little planning, the task is not so intimidating. Basically, you need to first, calculate the number of stitches needed to be picked up, and then space … Read More
Kai, my border collie, knows the routine. Every morning, he and I go for a walk…except when I am super busy or have a deadline that demands my attention. On those days, he has to show much restraint and patience-a difficult task for a young pup. The past two days, I have been preoccupied with trying to get our new … Read More
When telling someone that I raise sheep, they almost always follow with, “Sheep are really dumb animals, aren’t they?” Many people think that sheep fall at the bottom of the scale of intelligence, but after 11 years of shepherding, I know differently. We may think that all sheep look the same, but studies show that sheep can recognize and remember … Read More