Social DisKnitting: Day 63

I’m still going! Albeit slower than when we started social distancing. My super secret surprise project last week was a Mother’s Day gift, of course. When Mom took her first spinning class, she came home and wanted to through away the yarn she spun. I stopped her, singing the praises of a first-spun yarn, and […]

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More Irish Adventures

If you missed Cyndi’s first Ireland post, you can find it here. Emma graciously allowed me to return with another installment of Irish Adventures.  We saw so many incredibly beautiful and fascinating things, and met so many implausibly beautiful and fascinating people. It truly is a magical place. Back in the early stages of planning, […]

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More Estes Park Wool Market

Last week, I showed you the expansive vendor market at the Estes Park Wool Market, but of course there’s more to this festival than vendors! There’s also adorable fiber animals being shown all weekend: There were sheep, of course, and alpaca, llamas, and goats. I saw a herd (or colony?) of angora rabbits, but I […]

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Shave ’em to Save ’em

I love a good challenge, even more so when it’s for a good cause. Shave ’em to Save ’em is a Livestock Conservancy initiative that’s working to make heritage breeds of sheep more viable to shepherds. There are 22 breeds of sheep on the conservancy’s priority list, four of which are listed as critical (which […]

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