Monday, February 16, 2009

Project Spice

Project Spice is underway.


It all began innocently. I went to buy a manure spreader from a friend, a spinning friend. I got the spreader and came home with this as well:















On Feb 14 we went to Shearing Day at Rising Meadows Farm:









Muppets waiting to be fleeced.















There were even babies:













I came home with this:











and this:















Spice a 3.4lb Corriedale Lamb fleece:
Freshly skirted(cleaned)








After a quick lesson and some reading, I decided to go ahead and wash the fleece.

It wasn’t hard at all, and it hardly took any time. I did it all in the barn, where I’ve got access to super hot water.










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