Kerry Hill sheep are a native breed originating from the Welsh borders. Kerry Hill were the first sheep I bought, my original ewes came from some very nice and knowledgeable local farmers. Kerry Hill wool is beautiful, springy, reasonably soft and allows for marvellous stitch definition. I have found that this wool unblended will standContinue reading “Kerry Hill”
I have experimented with processing and using boreray fleece in several ways. Although I have no way of measuring the macron count the softness and texture varies from one animal to another. It has proved to be a versatile and resilient fibre. Blended with hebridean fleece to produce roving the result is a roving whichContinue reading “boreray fibre – blends and applications”
The wildlife pond provides habitat for a diverse range of species. It has not been significantly maintained for many years now and has changed over time – the process known as succession. The following pictures show the pond at different times of year and stages of succession. Moorhens and mallards have successfully nested on theContinue reading “Wildlife Pond”
Out on our walk up the hill. Another cold and sunny day.