Sample Socks, Cloak and Concrete

We got samples of the socks we are having made from our Black Welsh Mountain wool. We will be offereing both a hiking crew and a terry sock in mens and womens sizes. These are the first 2 samples. I also put a label on my fabric. Bill used the tractor to do final...

Spock’s Sweater Revealed

Stardate -314370.83 I have been authorized by the Torchwood Institute to reveal the following history: On star date -444413.69 Queen Victoria founded the Torchwood Institute. During the events leading up to the founding, some natural substances were discovered to be...

Monmouth Cap

Here is another Monmouth cap knit from the top down with our Black Welsh Mountain bulky yarn. This is what it looks like before fulling it in the washing machine. And here it is after being washed in the machine. Desert Weyr Farm...

North Fork Fiber Guild

With the loom assembled the next step was to tie it up and get it ready for warping. Margaret, Monica and Elena all helped me learn how to tie everything up and set it up for weaving. Here they are doing their spinning, naalbinding and knitting after we got the loom...

Monmouth Caps

I’ve been working on a replica of the Monmouth cap for a while. The only extant original is in the Nelson Museum and can be seen here . My first attempt was based on several published patterns that are often referenced. One of them is here and the other is here....