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Winter Sunshine

Large, soft, gentle strands of freshly dyed Bulky yarns are drying on the deck.  The winter sun is a peaking through a cold cloud cover, teasing me with its short appearencences during the first few months of the new year.  I spend most … Continue reading

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The Creative Process

It seems so often I am rushing to finish the projects that I need to get done for work, and struggling to begin or get back to the projects I want to finish for fun. Work before play right? There … Continue reading

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In With The New!

Take a deep breath, look back and reflect.  2011 is coming to an end.  Do you do all of those things that were on your list?   Are you a goal setter, or do you fly by the seat of your pants?  … Continue reading

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And Away We Grow!

I felted my first fleece.  My first sheep Joe’s beautiful fleece , my first Romney lamb fleece no less … yep, into the washing machine it went to be washed to then become my learn-to-spin fleece.  I was so excited … then so disappointed.  … Continue reading

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Two Yarns, Three Stitches – a class for the creative mind.

When I was a little girl, I did not like to follow rules.  I wasn’t a disobedient child, I just always thought there was more than one way to do things, and liked to “seek the alternative route”. I started … Continue reading

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Click go the shears boys, click, click, click ….

“Out on the board the old shearer stands                                              Grasping his shears in his long bony hands Fixed is his gaze on a bare-bellied “joe” Glory if he gets her, won’t he make the ringer go” For a few weeks now … Continue reading

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Soft, Thick, Short & Stout

It has been a simple lambing season so far.  Good Mamas, healthy lambs, minimal worrying, low stress … ahhhhhh.   Realizing that I have been watching lambs come into the world for only six years now I consider myself quite fortunate.   Choosing long-bodied ewes for breeding, creating … Continue reading

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Romney Ridge Farm’s Babydoll Southdown Sheep

Just when I think I have everything under control …  Mother Nature puts me in my place.  “You cannot control me!!!”  she laughs but she is winking at me as she does.  She knows I LOVE surprises.  You see, this is … Continue reading

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