New Shepherds Fill Your Knitting Bag

Last spring, we made the decision to reduce our Romney flock of sheep and to begin a process of switching to Gotland sheep. Last summer, we began selling our breeding ewes and finding new homes for those sheep who could no longer be bred, making room for the new flock of Gotland sheep that would arrive to our farm in … Read More

From Shoulder Strap to Sleeve on a Traditional Gansey

For Ginny’s Yarn Along and Keep Calm Craft On, I thought I would give an update on my year-long gansey knitting project. The first ganseys, traditionally fishermen sweaters, had several distinctive features. One of these features included a shoulder strap which carried one of the motifs, from the front of the sweater across the width of the shoulders and down the … Read More