A River Runs Through It

The river theme for my yarns started with this yarn I blogged about yesterday. When I was planning it, the lustre of the wool once scoured really caught the light like sunlight playing off water and so I thought a watery theme would give a good yarn name as well as giving a sense of place. …

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Fresh Starts

I've had a little time to catch up with myself in the couple of weeks the shop has been shut. A little time to spend with family and the rest of the time to dye up some things for the next shop update which will be tomorrow - Monday 15th August - in the evening …

A Welsh Yarn

This is a story about Wales, about sheep, about wool - a Welsh yarn. Are you sitting comfortably? Then we shall begin… I’ve been dropping hints about yarns for a long time now. Creating and selling proper Welsh grown yarns from my own sheep is something I’ve desperately wanted to do since before I started …

Advent: December 1st

So Advent has begun… Well technically the true season of Advent started a couple of days ago on Advent Sunday but for the purposes of both the BarberBlackSheep Spinner's Advent Calendar (BBSSAC for short!) and for the photo blogs we start on December the 1st. So for today's picture I've gone back in time. To …

Wool and the Gang

Some people think I need to get out more; I know this because I hear it quite often (mostly in jest I hope!) and usually from friends and family who live in urban areas and can't comprehend that in fact you can make more friends living in rural areas than you ever do in town. …