Tag: sheep breeds

  • Spinning Gulf Coast Native Wool – a New SE2SE Project

    Spinning Gulf Coast Native Wool – a New SE2SE Project

    I’ve been sitting on some fiber for a couple of my Shave ‘Em to Save ‘Em projects for awhile. I’ve been on a kick of spinning dyed fiber, and generally working on other projects. But I finally got around to pulling a new one out. This is my 7th SE2SE project – Gulf Coast Native […]

  • 2021 in Review – and My First Handspun Pattern!

    Happy New Year! I took some time off during the holidays to be with family, and since coming back I’ve been doing the work of closing out 2021 and planning for the upcoming year. In 2021, I published 6 new patterns and 15 blog posts, and taught my first ever online class! Teaching the class […]

  • Spinning Dorset Horn Fiber

    Spinning Dorset Horn Fiber

    It’s been awhile since I’ve finished a Shave ‘Em to Save ‘Em project – the last few months have been a bit of a whirlwind and haven’t left me much time for spinning. I’ve been working on this lovely natural gray-brown Dorset Horn roving from Covered Bridge Fiber for several months, and finally finished it […]

  • Jacob Wool Hiking Socks

    Jacob Wool Hiking Socks

    I’ve just finished my latest knitting project – a pair of socks knitted in local wool. The yarn is from Avillion Farm – I’ve previously knitted two sweaters from her lovely Jacob and Shetland flock, and almost two years ago I bought a skein of her (then) new Jacob/ mohair sock yarn. The yarn is […]

  • Spinning Florida Cracker Wool

    Spinning Florida Cracker Wool

    I recently finished my 5th Shave ‘Em to Save ‘Em spinning project – 4 oz of Florida Cracker roving from Flock Ewe Florida Fibers. Florida Cracker is one of a group of ‘feral’ breeds, descendants of sheep left behind by the Spanish that adapted to the heat and humidity of the Southeastern United States. Until […]