Shearing Day and a Sneak Peek

Far and away, one of the best parts of living where we live now in Northeastern Tennessee is the huge fiber community. Yesterday, we got to help our friends Brad and Ruth Ann with shearing day. Their farm is called Two Roots Alpacas. It was a beautiful day. Here’s Ruth Ann providing …

Rabbit Holes

Since things are feeling a bit insane around here workwise, I will make no mention of my own knitting projects today. Instead, I want to tell you about the explosion of blog serendipity that happened yesterday. I was catching up on recent posts from my favorite blogs and intending to …

Getting Fleeced

Today, I have been spinning “in the grease”! The course I’m taking has us begin by spinning raw, completely unprocessed fleece. That’s fleece that has come straight off the sheep. In addition to the lanolin that’s still in the wool, there are twigs and dirt and other bits of what …