April 28, 2020

My focus in the last few years has been with the Teeswater sheep, and ancient breed from Teesdale, England.

I have gained such an appreciation for these sheep & the crosses they product.  I find them to be calm, great mothers and produce wonderful fiber.  The lambs that...

April 24, 2020

There are a few great things about this Lett Lopi vest I am currently working on.

First - the colored yarn is from wool from our own Teeswater X lambs, is 3 ply and is processed by Battenkill Fibers in NY. 

Second - the natural brown yarn is from our sheep and hand-spun...

April 13, 2020

It has been a busy few days here with the arrival of 7 lambs – 3 sets of twins and 1 single.

  • My registered Teeswater ewe Cailin delivered the 1st set of twins.

  • Caroline, a first time mom, also delivered twins – one of the births my husband witnessed and actua...

  • April 9, 2020

    Caroline’s twin boys are thriving. The markings on Calico Jack were a complete surprise. The Teeswater crosses are typically white with black on their noses and around their eyes, ears & legs.

    These lambs are 75% Teeswater & 25% Corriedale.  They are healthy, hungry an...

    April 6, 2020

    The lambing pens are set up & bedded with a layer of shavings topped with a thick layer of straw.  Sinead, Cailin and Caroline are all looking very pregnant & I feel there will be lambs in the next few days.

    Today, I noted that Cailin, a registered Teeswater ewe, was sp...

    April 1, 2020

    We have been teased by spring for several weeks now.  Finishing my barn chores up in my least favorite weather – raining and 40 degrees, makes me long for spring to arrive for real. 

    My lambs will begin arriving after April 7th.  The ewes were sheared last week – g...

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