Week in a Nutshell

November 14, 2010 at 8:34 pm 7 comments

The Take

Ok. I truly cannot resist a fleece sale. But in my defense, I only took half of it. And I didn’t have any light, pearly grey in the stash, so this baby is definitely admissable.

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The De-Stash.

This lovely glowing  creamy white stuff is bargain Romney from last year. Amazing what a pair of combs can do!

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The Finished Object.

Kinda cute, eh? It’s stranded, so it’s really thick and squooshy. Got another one in the works already.

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And some gratuitous sheep photos-

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The boys seem to be adjusting to the shorter days and the colder weather. I know they are pretty well insulated, but I think it’s so odd that they prefer to sleep out in the field rather than their new shed. Silly buggers.


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7 Comments Add your own

  • 1. schoonoverfarm  |  November 14, 2010 at 9:25 pm

    Lovely wool and yarn. I love the hat and, of course, the sheep!

  • 2. thecrazysheeplady  |  November 15, 2010 at 7:08 am

    Very nice :-).

  • 3. Tamra  |  November 15, 2010 at 9:37 am

    I just came across your blog and love it. I am tamrahill on Ravelry if you are there. It is fun to see what other shepherdess’ are up to -both in and out of the barn. Your boys are adorable!

  • 4. Jody van Dooijewaard  |  November 16, 2010 at 7:53 am

    I do so luv the sheen of Romney.Combing is my favourite prep hands down. Gorgeous yarn and hat!
    Lovely fleece on the hoof….the boys fleece is sooooo long 🙂

    • 5. sheepsclothing  |  November 21, 2010 at 9:32 am

      Thanks- I love combing too. Always makes for a joy to spin. The boys do have really long fleece- t he two white guys especially. Probably should have given them a haircut this fall,, but we never quite got around to it. Hope it makes it through the winter without too much matting and such-

  • 6. Tina T-P  |  November 20, 2010 at 7:04 pm

    I missed Judith’s class today due to the bad weather, but she said I could come tomorrow! Yay!

    So are you going to send our Cy Young award winner a picture of his namesake? T.

    P.S. Cool hat!

    • 7. sheepsclothing  |  November 21, 2010 at 9:30 am

      I didn’t realize she was doing a class in town this weekend. Dag. You know, I should send Felix a little congratulations note from our Felix. What a good idea 🙂


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