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”

Yarn is Coming

Friends, we are SO EXCITED. On February 20th, we’ll be headed down to the mill to pick up our first run of Bobolink yarns! It’s really hard to express how excited and delighted I am to have this project come to fruition. We will have about 250 skeins available wholesale to interested stores. Our BobolinkContinue reading “Yarn is Coming”

In the New Year

Another year, another opportunity. 2019 represented a turning point for our farm. With our yarn sales, we’ve reached a point of some sustainability. We are really grateful for everyone who has supported us in this by buying yarn, sharing a post or just by offering encouragement. If we are going to turn the climate crisisContinue reading “In the New Year”