What a wonderful day we had at the Maryland Sheep and Wool festival! All the colors and textures of booth after booth blew me away.
I bought one of the fleeces--a romney--and am looking forward to washing and carding it with 7yo Son.
Right now the fleece is sitting patiently (but expectantly) in the back room while I dream about which one of THESE to order:
At the festival I tried out a couple of wheels and, after looking around a bit, I decided that a Kromski Symphony is going to get a place of honor somewhere in our tiny house. I'm off to clean up the piles of papers and books everywhere so I can figure out where that place will be....