Projects

Indulge in the Beauty of Earth Toned Wool

February 14, 2018

Indulge in the Beauty of Earth Toned Yarn Imagine miles and miles of luscious, warm, natural, earth-toned wool that fades at each color transition.  A scarf that calls your name and makes your feel invincible to the cold, winter weather outside.  A scarf that beckons to be worn 24/7 and never put away. This scarf […]

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And the Knitting Needles Keep Clacking

January 31, 2018

  And The Knitting Needles Keep Clacking It’s a cold day in December.  The knitting needles were clacking away furiously to meet the Christmas deadline.  An earth tone, all natural colored little boys sweater was being born.   The labor pains were great and the excitement of end of the journey was coming near. Was the […]

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It’s Shearing Season at Lazy O Ranch

January 27, 2018

It’s Shearing Season at Lazy O Ranch January marks the month that we, or should I say I, start shearing my crew.  I am definitely not your regular zip-zip-zip sheep shearer.  I am the one who can do 4 in an hour and need to take a couple of days off.  Shearing 4 sheep in […]

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Let Our Homesteading Year Begin

January 5, 2018

Let Our Homesteading Year Begin The beginning of our new year marked the time when we start planning for the upcoming seasons.    If you are a mom, you plan for colds and getting all the remedies around to keep your family healthy.   If you are a sheep farmer, you plan for shearing, lambing, health maintenance and […]

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Stay Connected with Lazy O Ranch Vlog #2

October 27, 2017

Staying Connected with Lazy O Ranch Vlog #2 Grab your favorite drink and your WIP.  Join me for a minute and lets talk wool. I can’t wait to share with you my Raggz fiber Arts goodies, knitted projects I have finished and ones that are still WIP, new wooden bowls, and where you will find […]

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A Simple Statement of Style

September 17, 2017

A Simple Statement of Style One of my biggest dreams is becoming a knitwear designer.  I had always envisioned living out in the mountains (kind of like I do now), surrounded by a couple of corgis and my family.  I designed my special places in and around the house that I decorated with things that I loved […]

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Coopworth: Our Sheep of many Colors

August 23, 2017

Coopworth: Our Sheep of Many Colors It’s amazing what you can learn from sheep.  I have seen mother’s adopt other babies.  I have seen mother’s put their frisky lambs in place.  I have also seen their social interactions.  You can see best friends stick together and enemies steer clear of each other.   You can tell who leads and who the last one is […]

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Camping

August 1, 2017

My favorite get away with the family is none other than the tried and true, old fashioned camping get away. You get all the excitement in one trip from burning your sibling with a stick, peeing behind “trees” (actually tall grass you can see thru), a black snake slithering into your camper, fishing woes, biking […]

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The Maker’s Journey

July 15, 2017

The Maker’s Journey Playing with wool or any other yarn-y medium is an art.  From shearing wool, cleaning, combing, spinning and down the line it all adds up to one glorious beautiful skein then project. Is there a part of the journey that you adore?  Is there a part that you would skip? When I start any […]

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Lazy O Ranch Vlog #1

July 1, 2017

Lazy O Ranch Vlog #1 Hello and welcome to my first ever vlog. Join me as I  journey  through sheep farming, knitting projects, and new indie hand dyed and painted colors. Today, I talk about my current knitting projects, the project my little boy thinks I should be doing, my new colorways on Etsy and […]

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