Archive for ‘Ringmer’

July 28, 2019

End of an era

If I were a real store on a busy high street, I would be able to open a bottle of fizz, bake some cup cakes, put some bunting up and enjoy these last few days making my customers happy as they rummage through baskets of heavenly fibre.

I have the East Sussex Guild weavers, spinners & dyers exhibition to look forward to where I hope I will be able to sell off any remaining wool and fibre that is excess to my requirements.

I’ve made friends with many of my regular customers and am always delighted when they share with me what they have created with their purchases.

Thank you…………

where’s my hanky?

 

 

 

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January 7, 2019

Knitwit Originals Clearance Sale

Due to ill health and looming retirement all my raw fleece, dyed wool, and felting supplies must go.  Not everything is listed on etsy yet but there is a good selection of mixed fibre packs ready to be blended and spun.

I have some lovely alpaca fleeces that need to be re homed, the majority of which are brown. Several longwool fleeces and a few other rare breeds. I am happy for visitors to make an appointment to check out the fleeces.

January 25, 2016

For the love of Roger

One of the reasons I moved to this quirky abode was the fact there were two sheep in the paddock. Roger & Dave the elderly & overweight Romneys grazed happily year in, year out. Every year they were shorn and initially the fleeces were usable, in later years not so good. I had 2 of the good fleeces spun up into a nice yarn.
Every autumn I’d pick up all the windfalls in the village and in our orchard and give them a couple every day, this meant that every time they saw me they’d Baaa.
As with every life there is an end and Rogers came yesterday. He had struggled with arthritis for a while and the regular injections were not helping. The vet came and with blackbirds singing in the twilight he took his last breath. Dave is now a batchelor, he too struggles under his immense weight but we will make a fuss of him and hopefully he

will be happy for a while longer.