Feeding the wheel

  Happily in my back to the wheel world, I experimented with exhausting my dye baths this week by using the last of the pigment to dye 100% romney wool roving from Yolo Wool Mill. I am excited to see how the colours present when the fibers are spun, and …

Small steps

  Yesterday, as I finally caught up with the rest of the world and turned my calender over to the correct month, I was encouraged to have one of the more inspired days I’ve had in the last few weeks. You’ll never guess – I had an afternoon off!! Raising …

Summer Collection 2012 : Dock Root

  Wow, how the clouds did gather, and drenched us with a blowing rain today. It took me completely by surprise.* What storms and wet weather usually promise have exceeded their expectation – lots of kids, 15 actually, born in the last two days. Phew, I’m tired. Anyway, without further …

Summer Collection 2012 : Hedge Nettle

  Join us this week as each day a new colour of the Summer Collection 2012 is released! Woo, so many goat kids born today! I thought I was never going to get here… Hedge Nettle, it grows everywhere! You mow it down and it comes right back due to …

Lovely Little Clara Dress

  Remember how I had ummed and ahhhed about this pattern? I don’t know why? If by chance you follow me on instagram you may have noticed how in love I was with the whole process of this gorgeous little Clara Dress – the knit, the colour, and the final …

Playing the waiting game

Its no longer weeks, but days,  and we are playing the waiting game. Everywhere I look it feels like the others are joining in too…. There are buds waiting to open, bulbs ready to bloom and fruit growing to ripen. You no longer have to look to hard to find …