We were blessed to watch such a beautiful, early sunrise this morning! Happy Friday everyone!
New Hodge Podge restocked in the farm store!! Fun colors along with naturals this time!! No two skeins are completely alike, which is what makes it so fun to work with!
New goodies in the works for the farm store!! Stay tuned for finished product updates!!
Yesterday we took advantage of the surprisingly beautiful weather. They were calling for chances of rain all throughout the day yesterday, but we lucked out with gorgeous blue skies up until around 4. We worked to split some bee hives and plant in the gardens! Our bees have been very active with this warmer weather and we are soon planning on extracting more honey! We even had some cute helpers yesterday... Ivory was very proud of the hives!
Stay tuned over this summer for all the goodies we grow and create that will be available in our farm store over the coming months!
Little Comet has been enjoying his (or so he thinks) handmade blanket by Madi of Miss Madi Moos! That way he's well rested for a full days of helping in the fiber mill!
Happy early Mother's Day to our Mama!! After all the years of supporting/coaching sheep to shawl and Angorapalooza events, she's never had a competition scarf or shawl to call her own! So this year, we came together to plan and make one that was extra special. After Farm Show this year, Madi spun an entire bag of white angora fiber for the weft. Ben helped repair Madi's wheel when she had a break down from all that spinning. Matt helped to ply Madi's spun yarn. We spun an angora/merino blend of yarn in the mill for the warp which we also dyed purple (Madis favorite color) and blue (Ashleys favorite color). The weaving pattern we chose is one of her favorites! Today, we surprised her with it and tears of appreciation rolled down her face! We love you Mom!
You can watch the process here on our Tiktok
Running some beautiful wool/mohair roving in the mill!! This is probably one of our new favorites!!!
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Ever wonder why mills have long turn around times!? Well, it doesn't help that we just found one of our hard working employees sleeping on the job!
We hope everyone had a happy and blessed Easter weekend from our family to yours!!
Piper the sheep wants to know if personal space is a thing once you have kids!? She's a very tolerant mama!
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