Category Archives: Fiber

NJ Skylands Magazine Article

Thought I would repost this article featured in NJ Skylands Magazine from a few years ago. Jacob Sheep

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Sharing, Honoring and Remembering – A tale of my personal shawls

I’ve been raising Jacob sheep since 1992. Over the years I have had those few sheep whom where very special to me. To honor those sheep, I create a garment for me to wear from their last fleece. It gives me comfort to … Continue reading

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Time Lapse Video Shearing 15 Jacob Sheep in 2 hours!

I captured the whole shearing on my GoPro camera. The time lapse video captured two hours in just 2 minutes. I hope you enjoy the show.

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Shearing Day March 2016

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.  

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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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2014 Shearing Day at Jenny Jump Farm – April 19

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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

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My sheep have been fleeced!

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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Naked Sheep, Oh My! Shearing Day March 30, 2013

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

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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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