Marushka Roving

A friend asked me to spin the undercoat of her Samoyed into yarn.  I had done this before and had been happy with the resulting yarn.  The Samoyed fiber acts much like Angora does: it blooms, has little if any memory, and is very warm, which is why I like to ply it with wool. …

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Musings From Dutchess County

Rhinebeck 2015. Cotton candy, Leicester Longwools, Miss Babs, Periwinkle Sheep, Briar Rose, Jenny the Potter, and snow (yes, that’s right, the white stuff you shouldn’t see before December). Sharon, Veronica and I had a wonderful time. Sharon had planned her trip well, shopping with knitting patterns in hand.  She was on the lookout for, among …