Many may not know, but successful dyeing has so much more to do with simply, “knowing how to dye.” Different fibers, water, dyes, temperature and EVEN what you wash your fiber in can ALL effect the outcome of your product. The picture of locks below are an example of Wensleydale locks I dyed which were to mimic Star Magnolias. This more »
I don’t know how I ever lived without a working dog. Actually, now, I don’t know I how lived without 2 working dogs. My two fully trained Borders are Lacey and Lad. Lacey was purchased from Canines N ewe; Jennifer Clark Ewers in Campo, Ca. Lad, was purchased from Kim Gibson, Nidderdale Stockdogs, in the United Kingdom. Both dogs are more »
Making Yarn, Sometimes!View Post Making Yarn, Sometimes!
Shear Madness may not have another season, but Namaste Farms forges ahead! It’s true, we don’t have a second season, and, while there’s some sadness that we won’t work with the crew again, we’re moving forward and focusing on our new wool shampoo. Don’t be sad, you can watch old episodes on Hulu and Nat Geo Wild will re-run the more »
Copper Patina is a challenging color to dye, but happens to be a favorite of Namaste Farms Scrapbox purchasers. The box can have many of the following: long locks, silk/merino roving, mohair, exotic wool, silk ribbon, nepps.
These photos were taken by Scott Chebegia for the Huffington Post. This is Wonder-Elle, my rescued Great Pyrenees. I have many rescue dogs that enrich my life and fill my heart each and every day.
Teeswater Never Looked So GoodView Post Teeswater Never Looked So Good
Wensleydale; Fall in LoveView Post Wensleydale; Fall in Love
It’s all about Scrappy and ScrapboxesView Post It’s all about Scrappy and Scrapboxes
I received an unexpected tout from Jacey Boggs on her blog. Please check our “shout out” here and her magazine, PLY.