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Last week week of rare sheep breed month!

Last week week of rare sheep breed month!

Can you believe this is the last Friday of the month already?! Which means: last super special sheep breed shop update ! This week is all about a super rare sheep breed, which lived on a sinking island. This is their story:  What I am offering you tonight is one of those special stories that just grabbed my imagination. This blog is about ancient peoples, lands left by all and left to be roamed by once domesticated animals…. a story about rescue and …some very nice sheep. During the 16th century, explorers from Europe found a rich new continent, which...

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Happy 3rd rare sheep breed week!

Happy 3rd rare sheep breed week!

It’s not as cold as in the photo above, with these cute rare sheep from Norway, but the Australian weather is definitely having some problems: heatwaves mingled with sassy storms, hail and then a scorcher again, only to drop down again…We were immensely lucky that weep were only out of power one day, but there are still people who have not gotten their electricity back since the big scary storm on Tuesday. Oh and we had a wee earthquake before that! I almost forgot..lol I’m going to repeat myself again and say it’s been super busy here again. Extra busy...

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North Ronaldsay and Seaweed

North Ronaldsay and Seaweed

New colourway "Baby Lochness" on North Ronaldsay blend tops What an exciting week : lots and lots of dyeing, new blends, spinning and making stitchmarkers plus the February club! It’s all happening ! This weekend I will be posting all the info and the teaser label of the February club..should have done that sooner, but as usual I’m running out of time…all the time…lol Btw, The Club sign ups are open on the IxCHeL shop. The New Art Journey clubs are starting up again in April 2024 with loads and loads more inspirational art works translated onto yarn and fibres....

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Happy February: Rare SHeep Breed Month !

Happy February: Rare SHeep Breed Month !

  This is my first blog post of 2024! No, I have not been abducted by aliens ..although the colourway "area 51" might suggest otherwise, but I could not help myself ! LOL January seems to totally have passed me by in regards to writing blogs. It is not that i have not been busy or sipping cocktails at a beach somewhere, holidaying like a normal person..no, it is that in  my mind over the two years I have now been doing this website shop thing, the "automation" (meaning having a virtual shop) is not only taking me a LOT more...

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A big fluffy thank you and happy holidays!

A big fluffy thank you and happy holidays!

It’s all about….well… happiness and gratitude in this blog. In between all the chaos, mayhem, wars (yes, plural heartbreak) and all the hard times, there is always something..some little thing..some infinitesimal, tiny thing that can make us smile. At this moment for me, even though I’m in pain and have to admit I can hardly walk, I am cracking jokes (a fab coping mechanism I know..lol), but I am also super inspired by the amazing beauty all around me and the amazing support I have received from all of you. I’m filled with gratitude and love and thank each and every...

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