Fleece

Fiber on the farm

I wanted to share a look back across this year's workshops on Long Ridge Farm. Natural dyeing and indigo were taught by me and the fiber workshops were taught by Patty Blomgren. I will post the annual natural dyeing workshops with Earthues soon!Beginners...

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Learning to Spin!

Saturday's Spinning Basics workshop with Patty Blomgren was grand! We all awoke to a very snowy scene in New Hampshire but it made a lovely backdrop for a warm and woolly day to learn to spin!While students simply treadled at their wheels to get the feel for the...

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Fleece prepping

Been busy skirting fleeces all weekend along with dyeing pounds of yarn and spring raking! The weather has been pretty nice for all three actually. Here is my temporary home in one of the barns. Fleeces lined up like cordwood! Here are the fleeces ready to go on...

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Needle felting

I tried my hand at needle felting this week and was able to put together two sheep, a rabbit and some tomatoes and carrots! I followed instructions to get started and now I see the ideas are limitless! It's great to have the project available as you can needle away...

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