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The Spring is Coming to the Farm

Lately the weather was a little bit crazy. First it was snowing all the time, then it got very warm. And that’s when the first lambs were born. This little girl is so cute and lively! She follows her mother everywhere. I really love the photo above, I think I managed to capture the amazing…

Fibreshare and the Yarns I’m Secretly Dreaming About

Last fall I encountered some very interesting pictures on Instagram. Apparently, people were exchanging these cute little packages by post, full of yarn and other craft related goodies. That’s how I found out about Fibreshare which is “…an international yarn and fiber swap open to all crafts”. It seems like a great way to connect with…

Hand-Dyeing Wool with Indigo

Two days ago me and my mom decided to have a “dye day” and use the grown up indigo plants we had in our glasshouse. It was cold and windy, but we had a mission 🙂 First we took the leaves of the plant and tore them into smaller pieces. We put them into a…

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Silk and Merino Mix Scarf in Purple

One of the projects I’ve been working on lately was a knitted scarf in purple and white. I used two handspun yarns. One of them was a mix of naturally dyed purple merino wool and pretty white silk. This yarn was a two-ply, woolen. I loved how shiny the yarn was thanks to the added…

My first bouclé yarn and other spinning adventures

My First Bouclé And Other Spinning Adventures

I didn’t have much time to blog lately. … Okay, maybe I did, but I couldn’t bring myself to write anything. My excuse – I had a lot of stuff going on 🙂 Anyway, with much delay, I introduce to you my first bouclé project: The yarn consists of three singles. One is the core,…

Fun Times at the Farm

As I’ve mentioned in my previous post, my parents have a farm. It’s not a big farm by any means, but it keeps them busy and I think it brings them a lot of happiness. I don’t know the exact count, but they have more than 20 animals running around, including sheep and goats. Right…