Evening in the Peaceful Valley

July 25, 2010 at 8:40 pm 7 comments

Sheep grazing:

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(And posing)

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Chickens free ranging (for the first time!)

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(and Syd lounging)

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A couple of the girls bedded down in newly spread compost

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Wool on the bobbin:

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Interim Knitting in progress

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Gotta make room in the fiber stash, as the boys are busy out in the pasture turning grass into wool!

chone fleece 07-25-10

franklin fleece 07-25-10

edgar fleece 07-25-10

Have a great week!


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7 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Michelle  |  July 25, 2010 at 9:30 pm

    Looks like a perfect, peaceable kingdom! That black fleece looks SO lustrous — YUM.

    • 2. sheepsclothing  |  July 27, 2010 at 9:40 am

      That’s what I was thinking. All the critters seemed to be getting along so nicely. Was a nice, serene evening. That black fleece belongs to Chone, my sweetest little guy. I It does seem to have some luster, and is a little bit “fluffier” than Edgar, who has more of a silky feel.

  • 3. Jody  |  July 26, 2010 at 6:27 am

    it must feel very satisfying to look out and see your animals close by. Wonderful colours you have chosen Denise…..you must be excited about the thought of spinning your boys’ fleece!
    What kind of wheel do you spin on? It looks very pretty.

    • 4. sheepsclothing  |  July 27, 2010 at 9:46 am

      It is so nice to have the critters nearby. I go out and visit with them a lot. It will be really neat to start working with their wool. I have two wheels, a Kromski Minstrel and an little old castle wheel that I picked up off craigslist last fall. It looks like things I’ve seen from central europe (maybe Serbia, Croatia).

  • 5. Nancy  |  July 30, 2010 at 8:28 pm

    I WANT your chicken coop! OK ~ maybe just one LIKE yours…
    Your spinning is lovely and i love whatever that is that you’re knitting! Beautiful work.

    Enjoy the weekend!

  • 6. thecrazysheeplady  |  July 31, 2010 at 5:55 am

    Your chicken coop is awesome! What a lovely evening.

  • 7. Tina T-P  |  August 1, 2010 at 5:26 pm

    Don’t ya just love watching chickens free range – they have such a good time!

    Looks like you have some pretty nice wool coming on there – Looks like everyone is getting along too. T.


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