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"Et al"

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At Yarnsomniacs "Et al" means from a few members of the flock. These skeins are handspun to include a beautiful variety of natural-colours that ply together to create an adventure to craft with. For example Phil Et al, means Phil's fleece was used for the main strand, and the other strands are composed with an assortment of fibres from the flock that will at times compliment or contrast with the main strand. Each skein is one of a kind.  In this photo Phil's grey can been seen beside the Et al consisting of many other colours and fibres from our...

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Update Rant and Shearing 2023

It has been a busy couple years since my last update, very sorry for the delay. In the past couple years I have completed a Permaculture Design Certificate and have been focusing on shifting the site towards Permaculture, using rotational grazing, planted over 3000 trees last years, developing swales, delayed haying to increase and protect wildlife such as birds that nest in tall grasses, and much more. I will write more about the Permaculture later, as it deserves its own full page. Anyhow, I also have been recently diagnosed with ADHD, and have been learning a lot about that too,...

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Free Pattern: Hermione Bog Paper Cover

This free pattern can be done with any worsted weight yarn and calls for a 4.5mm hook. A great project for a Birthday present!

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Lambing Season Has Started!

12-March-2020 we were surprised to find our first ewe-lamb born on our farm has arrived! Mom and baby are doing well. Follow us on Instagram and FB for all the cute pics!

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Wollmeister Shawl

Yes we do have Wollmeise yarn! We are not allowed to sell it online, so you will have to see it at the festivals we attend.  It is such a beautiful and strong yarn, that we decided to make up a shawl pattern for it.  You can read it here, or download it from Ravelry Enjoy!                The  Wollmeister  Shawl By Bobbi Jo Quigley for   Yarn: Calls for Wollmeise Lace or light Fingering Yarn, pick two colours (total weight is 237 grams).  Gauge: not applicable. Needle Size: 4.5mm/US 7  Section one: Row 1: using colour A, cast on...

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