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Big Fleece!

Emily shearing a white lamb

Emily sheared Bubba and another few lambs. She’s starting to get a cute little baby belly but as always she moved fluidly through the shearing. Ah — to be young! That light fawn alpaca I found at Common Ground is going to be blended with some white lamb fleece…yum! And Bubba’s fleece weighed 15 pounds! It’s long and a        [….read more]

And the Winner Is…

In the center of the tent, there's an area full of info about the various types of wool & other fiber, too.

Elaine C’s be-e-e-utiful Icelandic fleece was Best in Show, 2nd was a striking black Merino owned by Joe M and 3rd was Becky B’s lustrous silver Coopworth. All were hard to resist — yes! even the Coopworth! The show        [….read more]

Yummy Lamb Fleeces

here's Emily shearing a lamb

Emily — our wonderful shearer — was here and sheared a bunch of lambs. Wow! a new supply of black fiber and the lamb fleeces are so-o-o soft! The last time we had this many black fleeces in one place at one time, I had them blended with black alpaca that came from my friend Elyse in NY. Her        [….read more]