Falling in Love with a Yarn

It hasn’t been easy to translate my love of wool into yarn that fibercrafters will want. When I am handling good wool and deciding whether to buy it, I am always thinking about whether or not it will be soft enough for people who are used to Merino yarn and similar offerings. I admit IContinue reading “Falling in Love with a Yarn”

Visiting Settlement Farm – A Vermont Yarn Economy

I was lucky enough to visit Settlement Farm in Underhill today. After months of not-visiting other farms and sheep, I felt really ready to have a socially-distanced meetup with another shepherd. I ostensibly went to buy some wool for Bobolink Yarns, but I stayed for some special shepherd-time. David Martin raises Montadale cross sheep onContinue reading “Visiting Settlement Farm – A Vermont Yarn Economy”

Scuttleship Romney Returns

…and it’s brought friends! After what felt like forever, our Bobolink Yarns Scuttleship Romney 3ply Fingering Yarn is back in stock! Describing yarn without just handing you some to touch is difficult, but here’s a go at it: We want to disconnect the word “Local” from the word “Rustic”. These yarns are made from Vermont-raisedContinue reading “Scuttleship Romney Returns”