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Shetland lace sweater top & Brae #2 updated shawl.

Winters Journey Scarf-pattern available from www.absoluteshetland.websiteanimal.com


Winters Journey under construction, must knit this scarf again !
Snow drift oversized scarf, pattern available from www.absoluteshetland.websiteanimal.com 
Shetland beanie.

Mioget shawl, free pattern on this blog. This is such a lovely comfortable shawl to wear either fastened or left open, has a great drape & feel to it !

All The Gang eating fresh second cut hay....nothing but the best for my lovelys ! We named the lambs after places in the shetland isles, Ronas, Vaila, Brae.......and more sheepies are soon to arrive, we will have a total of 10 ewe's and 2 rams, all purebred and registerd with the Shetland breed society of north America. 


little ram lamb Brae !
Brae has really nice Horns ! I am feeding him extra grain/lamb grower so he gets big and strong !



Ronas a ewe lamb....always at the sweet-lix bloc ! She is so sweet and Docile and already coming to me when i call her.


 The 1st batch of shetland wool. We spun this into a 4ply sock yarn 100 gram skeins. So far i have knit a pair of socks and hope to knit a Loop scarf next ! 
 Have at least 15 skeins of this so will have to do a giveaway soon !

The yarn is soft and has a lot of other qualitys that i love.....memory, durability, shetland has a softness of hand that most other sheep wools don't have(except for merino) and the finished yarn has a aroma that i have missed.
Coming from the U.K, i have always been a big fan of sheep wool.







100% Shetland wool lacey cross top

Thought this was fun....shetland ponies in fair isle cardigans !

This is what my lambs do when there is no power on the fence.....Grass is always greener !
I now have 23 heads. Lots of lovely wool to come in September 2013.
I see socks, hats & sweaters when i look at them grazing !

Sheep barn. The barn is 40' X 170' feet long so i got lots of room for more Shetlands♥ 

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  2. It is beautiful, I love the natural color!

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    1. Thanks GPC....check back for yarny giveaways each month and be sure to visit the qiviut blog later today for the next giveaway !♥

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  3. I love your sock yarn! We have GotlandX and Finnsheep who are closely related to the Shetlands.

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    1. Hello Jody, sorry i did not see your comment before now. will have to find out why its not emailing me when comments come in !
      I used to have some PB Finns....they are delightful little sheep & their wool is very light & airy and what i love most about the finn is the way it really takes the dye easy....colours are very bright and vibrant !
      The Shetland sock yarn is lovely but to make it durable you need at least 30% quality Nylon added or the socks wear off inside work boots ! check back for my shetland sock wool post and giveaway !

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