Bluebird Sings Farmstead Life

It's Finally Knitting Season

Posted by Jessie Haviland on

There's an undeniable chill in the air (or at least I can pretend...) and I'm so excited about this year's knitting season.  This is the first year I've sent our beautiful Shetland wool out to be milled, rather than handspinning it myself.  I was nervous about entrusting my beautiful fleece to just anyone, but the folks at Blue Mountain Fiber Mill in eastern PA have done a wonderful job.  Our yarn is just so lovely - I adore all the natural colors that our Shetlands provide, and of course the softness is extraordinary. We only keep a half dozen or so sheep...

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Summer's in Full Swing

Posted by Jessie Haviland on

Summer is in full swing around here.  The kids have been out fishing, the garden is growing and the sheep and goats are trying to find the shade and beat the heat as much as they can.  

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