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3 Steps to Preparing Fiber for Spinning

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Herdwick sheep were probably introduced by Norse settlers during the Viking invasions (10th-11th c.). The husbandry of the sheep has been a large factor in shaping the culture & terrain of the Lake District. Beatrix Potter was involved with breeding Herdwicks & bequeathed 15 farms to the National Trust. Per her instructions all continue to graze Herdwick flocks.

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I don't know who made this but I love it, the light (sun) and how light (almost fragile), it appears. S

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A sumptuous sofa in a neutral shade offsets sparkling decorations on the Christmas tree and fireplace. Contrast textures by combining wool and linen with reflective satin smooth surfaces. For more Christmas inspiration visit

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This weekend is set to be another busy one for pedigree sheep fans with two major sales happening either side of the Irish Sea. Across the water in Eire Tom Bailey will hold the 12th annual production sale from his Baileys flock of pedigree Suffolks, with 65 shearling ewes and 31 flock age ewes on …