Category Archives: sheep

October Travels

Every year October seems to be crazy busy for me. Usually it’s because of Rhinebeck. This year wasn;t much different but I wasn’t teaching at Rhinebeck. I went as a festival goer and did a book signing on both afternoons. This year’s trip was longer than ever. I was away from home for two full weeks. Some of it was […]

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Michigan Fiber Festival Surprise

So, Jillian was going to the Michigan Fiber Festival in Allegan, Michigan. She was taking a Thursday class from Esther Rogers. I had no plans to be there because I hadn’t signed up for any classes and I didn’t think there was anything I needed. But then there was the phone call. It went something like, What are you doing […]

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Sheepspot!

Remember that awesome podcast called The SpinDoctor? Sasha Torres did that podcast for several years with reviews and talk and fiber festival visits. It was always one of my favorites. You can still find episodes on itunes and at the Spindoctor.com website. there are 40 episodes. Sasha’s voice is almost hypnotic so be prepared to listen to all the episodes […]

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Spinning For Weaving

On the one hand, I don’t have ton of things on my calendar this year as far as teaching, so come and see me! I’ll be at the History Unwound retreat Next week and all of my classes still have space. I’ll also be at Fiber Week at Olds College in Canada in June. Those are the only two places […]

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3 More Days

The last day for the brick and mortar store is Saturday the 13th. That is in only 3 more days. While preparing for the new change in direction I have be rearranging the house a bit. Since I will continue to offer a wide range of fleeces and all the tools you need to make those fleeces into yarn we’ve […]

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Polypay

  Polypay sheep were developed in Idaho by a shepherd named Reed Hulet who needed to make a profit on his ranch. ¬†With some thought and education he began along with his brother, Doctor Clarence Hulet, to cross breeds of sheep which they thought would give them sheep with good body size, more lambs, and great wool. They began in […]

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