Advent: December 7th

Returning to images from The British Museum again, today I've chosen a very humble object but one that was essential throughout the history of agriculture right up until the present day. And one that has particular interest to me as a sheep keeper and fibre artist. These shears are around 2,000 years old and are …

I’m gonna wash that sheep right outta ma hair…

I promised a few customers at Wonderwool that I'd do a post about washing fleece. Better late than never. They say there are many ways to take a pelt from a feline and there are probably just as many ways for washing fleece. It's interesting to notice that us fleece spinners all have our pet …