A bit of wool controversy is happening, with a few big name brands and a well known group doing what they can to tell the world not to wear wool.
What would a sheep say?
I think they would say “Save a sheep – Wear wool.” Since sheep can’t really tell us how they feel, we have to be their voice.
Wool has so many great natural properties to offer the world, has been around since… well forever seems like a good amount of time.
We know wool is a natural, renewable resource.
We also know:
Can you say that about man-made fibers?
There is much to be said about the health factors of shearing sheep and the by-product of their fleece, for
The sheep is sheared and let free to roam around the pasture. The spinner obtains the fleece to spin the wool into yarn. The weaver or knitter works the wool yarn into an article of clothing or home goods. The sheep grows more wool and the process starts again.
I’ve ordered buttons, see the photos within this post, and should be available mid-January in the #spin15aday shop!
Until next time…spin on.
Spin Off has been around, well, it seems like forever. I had printed copies of issues years and years ago. Those printed copies have moved on to other spinners as I’ve taken the minimalist approach to magazines by mostly going digital.
Thanks to @yarnengineer for the heads up about the article in the Winter 2019 issue of
It just keeps getting better, our little #spin15aday community, mostly on Instagram and now with the group on Ravelry run by some wonderful co-moderators that take care of keeping the threads alive and well.
#spin15aday has slowly, but steadily spread joy over the past three years and I hope it will continue to do so as we head
It has been a community effort, even when I nudge all of you spinners, it has taken us as a village to make it happen. Thank YOU for making it what it is and will be.
A huge apology for any and all crazy emails that went out today from The 1764 Shepherdess website.
I was trying to update the website theme. Fail!!!