Earth Day Wool Facts!

Every day we learn something amazing about wool, the facts that could be listed are nearly endless as we research and learn more about one of natures...

Working with Two Pitch aka Viking Combs!

There are two main types of combs, English multi-pitch combs or Viking two pitch combs. About all Combs: Diameter of the tines: the larger the diameter of the...

Dorper

I have to say that sheep have some of the best names, my favorites including “Dorper” (door-per). Never heard of Dorper before? That may be because some of...

Ply Magazine

Every so often the world of spinning gets something spectacular and new, and I found it with Ply Magazine. Funded with a Kickstarter Ply founded it self...

What’s happening on my farm- Shetland Shearing!

What's happening on my farm! I've been getting some questions about my flock at home so I thought I would share now that shearing is over. If you are...

The Basics of Indigo Dyeing

When you start digging into the “how to” of naturally dyeing fiber it starts to look a tad bit like college chemistry, which personally I did neither...

Fine and Dandy: Vogue knitting Early Fall 2014

You know you want to… it is that dirty knitting secret that you joke about doing but have never found the perfect pattern for… KNITTED BOW TIES! This...

Muskox and Qiviut

Muskox is the most misleading name for creatures in the fiber world. Named “Musk” for the distinctive smell of associated with them; they have no musk glands....

Basics of 3D Needle Felting

About the Needles Parts of a Needle Basic Walk Through Video Written How To There are two different types of felting: Applique & Sculptural/3D                 About...

Roving and Sliver and Batts! Oh My!

There seem to be an outstanding number of words that define the world of spinning fiber. Each one was developed to concisely inform about the steps and...

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