Gaining Ground with Reading and Knitting

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It has been a good couple of months, gaining ground with some leisurely reading and knitting – nourishing my soul. Reading Gaining Ground found its way into my hands a couple of months ago. Through its pages, Forrest Pritchard tells of his journey to reclaim his family’s farm. One would think that such a book would most inspire the “farmer … Read More

So What’s the Big Deal About Knitting with Gotland?

One year ago, we set out on a long journey to bring a small flock of Gotland sheep to our farm in Vermont. It all began with a rental van, and two Gotland ewes. Prior to that, I had only read about Gotland sheep and their lovely wool, but had never wrapped my arms around their wooly necks. Now, I own … Read More