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LavenderSheep
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Handpainted Yarn and Spinning Fiber Inspired by the Pacific Northwest
Handpainted Yarn and Spinning Fiber Inspired by the Pacific Northwest

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Moving On
Life has been busy, busy, busy! To say the least! The shop is finally back open! I'm trying to juggle it all and something has to go and I think it is this blog. I really wish I had more time to write here, but I simply don't. So, here are all the places yo...

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Warming Hat & Scarf
So, things have been a bit odd lately. On the one hand I don't have time for things like dyeing yarn, but on the other I have time to knit. So, I thought I would spend that extra knitting time coming up with a new project. That new project is to knit warm t...

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Spinzilla
Another Spinzilla complete! Can't wait for next year!

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LavenderSheep's Fiber Garden is Closed
Dear Customers and Friends: I am Yvonne's husband, Blair Ellsworth. I regret that I must inform you that due to a family emergency, LavenderSheep is closed for business for the immediate future. Yvonne has asked me, to the best of my ability, to close Laven...

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Pickled Beets
I managed to can 3 jars of pickled beets so far this year. This was after we took out enough to roast and mix with feta cheese. I love beets! How about you? Also, don't forget to check out the Sizzling Summer Sale !

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Mittens
I am getting a head start on fall / winter knitting. I find it is nice to knit small things in Summer. They are quick and easy and don't warm up my lap too much. I have also been on a bit of a handspun kick lately. I love knitting with handspun. So, using A...

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Aeron Hat
A few months ago the very talented Jean Clement of Desert Rose Fiber Arts contacted me because she loved my colors and wondered if I had a yarn which would be good for designing a Chemo Cap for her friend undergoing Chemo. I instantly recommended any of my ...

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Kids Projects
I have been finding myself knitting a lot for my kids these days. It's fun and projects seem to fly off the needles. First up is a pair of socks ( rav link ) for my son from some Lorna's Laces yarn from my stash. These took less than 50 grams of yarn. I had...

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Sizzling Summer Sale
Just in time for the 4th of July, and running the month of July, is the Sizzling Summer Sale ! I realized after Black Sheep that I have a lot of leftover odds and ends that I need to clear out so I can bring on some new things! I have ideas for at least 2-3...

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Black Sheep Gathering
Here is the new map for vendors for Black Sheep Gathering. I'm so excited to be in the Fairgrounds building. The X in the middle of the map, I13, is my booth! If you are going to Black Sheep, make sure to stop by. I would love to meet you in person!
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