December Eleventh and Twelfth

December Eleventh: 40s, sunny. Finished washing mohair, set to dry. Argyll is still loose. Lots of paddock clean-up. Threw down 7 bales of hay from the balcony. Thimble scoots along with everyone, but her lameness appears to be worsening. Moved…

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Spinning yarns

Today I picked up our Shetland yarn from Battenkill Fibers in Greenwich, NY.  Late last fall I gave them a go because I'd heard they would card and spin small batches.  It was a pleasure to work with Mary Jane and…

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I hope they’ll be o.k.

Last night I zoomed home from my summer class and helped a farmer select and load four of my yearling Shetland Sheep into the back of his truck. It poured buckets while we gathered round the stalls and between the deafening…

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