January News!

We realize the New Year hasn’t seen us back to posting regularly. We miss doing so and also miss staying in touch with all our readers!  However, we have been very busy behind the scenes and we want to give you a quick sketch of why it may seem as though we’ve been neglecting you.…

New Rovings Have Arrived!

Great news!! I received 2 big boxes from the fibre mill I sent my fleece to. They were filled with rovings and skeins of yarn!! I was so excited when I opened them, like a child with a big box of presents!! So, this week I will show our rovings to you, then next week…

The Diamond Fibre! (Part II)

In part I we discussed mohair fleeces, and the characteristics of this extra insolating, light, lustrous, strong fibre. Now the fun part, … crafting with mohair! Mohair Yarn First the bad news, not all mohair yarn is created equal. For many reasons a yarn to be hand-knit, woven or crocheted is almost always a blend…