Thursday, October 24, 2013
The fall shearing is done and for those of you that spin, there are some lovely fleeces listed on eBay and more to come...here is a preview for you. Nice variety of Shetland colors and fleece types.
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Saturday, March 30, 2013
Friday, March 29, 2013
Intersting article from Earth Environmental Services, reporting on how common pesticides may damage the ability of bees to recognize the smell of flowers leading them to the nectar. Pesticides Destroying Bees' Ability to Find Pollen
Friday, March 15, 2013
It is that time of year when new fleeces abound. You may find this link Page 44 of Spin-Off to an article in Spin-Off magazine helpful.
Tuesday, September 6, 2011
The sheep have just been sheared and are feeling pretty friskie now, lots of head butting and leaping going on.
|Jam defends her rock|
The fiber from the spring shearing has returned from the mill. There is a beautiful selection of llama, Shetland and blended roving and yarn available now, as well as skirted fleeces from this year.
|grey Shetland fleece|
Tuesday, August 11, 2009
The Maine Fiberarts Tour was well attended last weekend and we all enjoyed sharing our knowledge of fiber, fiber animals and methods of using fiber in creative ways. Take a picture tour of the event at Eolian Farm Llamas and Shetlands.