WooHoo! My Hubby Bought Me A Spinning Wheel

March 13, 2012

I am so excited to tell you that my wonderful hubby bought me a new Louet S15 spinning wheel.  I am very new to spinning wheels.  Pryor to this mode of spinning was a drop spindle that took forever and a day.  When you have 1 hubby, 4 kids, 6 sheep +, and a whole […]

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Sad Morning Here on the Lazy “O” Ranch

March 11, 2012

We woke up this morning to the sound our flock of ewes bleating loudly.  I ran out of the house with anticipation of new cuties getting cleaned off by their mama.  I went down and nothing was to be seen.  Up to the house I went scratching my head  wondering why are they are so […]

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Our Lambing Season has Started

March 7, 2012

How can I not write about these darling babies. Beautiful lambing season has started here on the  “Lazy ‘O’ Ranch.  It is an awesome sight to see them born then wobbling off on their long legs within hours.

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Showing experience 2 and one to make you LAUGH

August 29, 2011

Hello everyone! My name is Oksana and I am the daughter Dawn Shaffer. Today, was my second rabbit show.  I am a member of the Penns Valley Rams 4-H club in Central Pennsylvania.  And getting back on track today was my second show EVER and I was nervous.

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Knitting Project: Finishing the Sweet Sunset Sweater

August 3, 2011

I had a great time knitting up this sweater.  The color was playful and the cotton was so soft.   I have never done a yarn over pattern (yo) before, so I chose to stick with this very simple diamond pattern. Now I have fallen headover heals for yarnover lace patterns.  Once you get the […]

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Knitting Project: Sweet Sunset Sweater

July 18, 2011

I found this beautiful yarn, Antuco,  at my LYS for $3.00 a skein.  I fell in love with the colors and the fact that it is 100% cotton.  I am a natural fiber buff.  When I saw the yarn I had a sweater design already in mind, but  I did not have a pattern chosen. […]

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7 Tips For Tackling A New Sweater Pattern

June 14, 2010

One of my favorite things to knit is the sweater.  I enjoy wearing my accomplishment after it is done.  Sometimes during my sweater making journey  my project stops short of the grand finale.  ACK! 🙂 I have made it as far as knitting the front, back and one sleeve.  I ran out of yarn.  I […]

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How To: Double Crochet – A Must Know For Any Person That Crochets

May 3, 2010

There a lot of  information to help you crochet, there are many important things to know to do it correctly, but one of the most important to know is how to double crochet. This is a must know for anyone that enjoys crocheting because you won’t be able to make many things until you do […]

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Important Information About “Knit A Longs” Every Knitter Needs To Know

May 1, 2010

If you are knitter that likes to make many different things, then you need to know about knit a longs. You may have heard of them before, but are not sure exactly what they are or what it can mean for you as a knitter. A knit a long is basically a group of people […]

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How To: Knit Scarf – Basics Steps Needed To Knit Your First Scarf

April 29, 2010

Do you want to learn how to knit scarf, but don’t know the basic steps needed to do that? Then you are in luck because this article is going to tell you the basic steps that will allow anyone to knit a scarf for the first time without a lot of problems. Here are the […]

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