Spring is a time to look forward to new beginnings. I just came back the Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival where I met with many of my sheep and fiber friends. Happy Spring Everyone!
We had a beautiful day and plenty of friends and family to help make the event flawless. Many thanks to those who come back year after year to help.
Hard to believe our tiny festival started 21 years ago. While still small by other festival standards, it’s still offers something for everyone. My favorite is watching the younger generations getting involved in raising and showing their sheep. Here are … Continue reading
Cooler weather and the change of seasons makes me think of knitted wooly things. I start to think of knitting and weaving woolen garments. Here are a few photos of fall and wooly things.
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It’s been a while since I’ve posted anything but we’re still kicking. It’s been a long cold and snowy winter. There are signs of spring and the snow is finally melting. Best of all we have confirmed April 19 for … Continue reading
So many things have happened in the last month on the farm. First the sheep were shorn a few weeks ago without too much fanfare. I can get used to it. No sheep escaped and no one got hurt or cut, … Continue reading
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Tagged shawl, Shearing, spring, zoo
It’s that time of year again when the sheep will be getting their annual hair cut. Shearing Day is set for March 30, 2013. Our favorite shearer Tom Horton will be back again to work his magic. As always friends … Continue reading
The lazy days of summer are upon us. The temperatures have been hovering over 90 degrees for several days and will stay there for the next week. I have a hard time sitting still normally but I am learning to … Continue reading
I had the privilege to participate in another sheep to shawl demonstration held last Saturday at the Easton Farmer’s Market. It is the oldest open aired farmers market in the US since 1752. The vendors produce was amazing. I plan on going back … Continue reading
I can’t believe another Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival is over. It was great seeing old friends and to meeting new friends. The pictures say it all. Can’t wait until next year. Hope to see you there next year. … Continue reading