We visited a friend’s homestead over the weekend, during our adventures in Conception Bay North. Knitting guru Laurie LeGrow has a lovely little house in the woods where she keeps chickens, gardens, a formidable home winery, three dogs, a cat named Spider, and a fellow named Sam. Sam, in turn, keeps lovebirds, of which I…
Like a cat in a drumcarder….
I’ve had the drumcarder whirling pretty consistently over the past few days. I’m churning through a fleece quite quickly, alternately carding up batches and spinning them. I would card them all at once and them switch completely over to spinning-only for a few days, but experience has taught me two important lessons about this work….