Category Archives: Knitting

Garden State Sheep & Fiber Festival Turns 21!

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

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Fall – Time For Sheep & Fiber Festivals

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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Dog Days of Summer and Spinning Tales

Do you know where the term the ” dog days of summer” originated? When I was younger I thought it was because it was too hot to move and would imagine a dog finding a cool spot to sleep. Turns … Continue reading

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Reconnecting with the Earth – Fiber Craft Studio Festival

Fiber Craft Studio Festival June 3, 2012 “Today, more than ever, the crafts have the mission to reconnect the human being to the Earth and her substances, bring healing to the senses and soul, and foster the creative capacities of … Continue reading

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Attention Fiber Friends – Rhinebeck is almost here!

Hello, In less than two weeks I will be meeting with other Jacob Sheep Conservancy members to help set up our booth at the NY Sheep & Wool Festival. It’s our┬áthird year and we have amassed quite a following of … Continue reading

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You always remember the first one… knitting a sweater.

Well, I finally did it! I made my first sweater using wool from my own Jacob flock. It only took me about 25 years since I first picked up a set of knitting needles. The idea I could knit something … Continue reading

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