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Vinalhaven Memories

A week ago, I was just settling back into the real world after 4 glorious days away with 4 of my fiber buddies. We took a little fibery vacation to Vinalhaven, a beautiful island off the Maine coast and just over an hour’s ride on the ferry.

We were goofing around before we even got off the ferry! The weather was breezy and far cooler        [….read more]

Approaching Panic Mode

Our breed registry, ACR, has a co-operative retail booth at the Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival and we’ve signed up to contribute product. I’ve been washing assorted fleece for our “Flicking Kits.”

drying natural colored locks

Each kit includes 6 ounces of clean locks of many natural colors, a little dog comb and instructions on how to flick and spin the locks. This is        [….read more]

Sheep Heads

Kelly's girls wonder, "Who are you?" They're very sweet.

Kelly C. very kindly agreed to show me how to make a 3D wool sheep head and we’ve been trying to get together for ages. Between sick kids, sick adults, snow/ice well…today we finally managed to get together! Betty S. came, too, and she made a natural colored angora goat head. I wonder whether she        [….read more]