cvm~romeldale sheep

Gradient – hand spun kid mohair and silk

Posted on Jan 25, 2017 in cvm~romeldale sheep, patterns, roving~yarn, wool and mohair, yarn | 0 comments

Gradient – hand spun kid mohair and silk

moody blues and gray handspun singles getting ready to become the Shibui Gradient Cowl (pattern here) kid mohair and silk blends in natural silver and white, kettle dyed to stormy Blue Heron and Harbor blues. a relaxing seed stitch pattern using 3 strands of yarn held as one, shifting colors one strand at a time to create a new shade. that is – Gradient. 1600 yards in 4 colors custom spinning requests can be made by contacting winterwind farm at fiber@winterwindfarm.com another Gradient by winterwind farm found here and there. Happy Winter – stay warm and...

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Fingerless Mittens

Posted on Nov 27, 2016 in cvm~romeldale sheep, finished projects | 0 comments

Fingerless Mittens

just in time for the holidays… fun hand knit fingerless mittens romeldale wool for warmth, kid mohair for halo, angora for pizzazz custom made just for… visit our etsy shop for details...

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Gyre

Posted on Sep 30, 2016 in cvm~romeldale sheep, finished projects, roving~yarn, wool and mohair, yarn | 2 comments

Gyre

Gyre – a unique lace wrap. knit with Freckles Fingering a Roubaix Wool yarn made from a blend of cvm wool and kid mohair. a sunburst surrounded by honeycomb lace makes the perfect late summer wrap. This clever design is by Bristol Ivy in Brooklyn Tweed’s Wool People 9 Lookbook a lovely cvm-romeldale...

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Lambs for Sale

Posted on Sep 15, 2016 in cvm~romeldale sheep, livestock for sale | 0 comments

Lambs for Sale

  The growing season is coming to an end. If you have always wanted a lovely CVM-Romeldale ram now would be a great time to buy! Winterwind Farm has March born ram lambs for sale out of NRCC registered purebred stock. Please contact us if you are in the market! email...

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Fresh Wool

Posted on Feb 29, 2016 in cvm~romeldale sheep, fleece, wool and mohair | 2 comments

Fresh Wool

  freshly sheared CVM-Romeldale wool… the breed is so unique there really is nothing like it. the ewes fine to medium wool is dripping with lanolin – the feel is amazing! how many shades of gray? and the moorits – so beautiful – so rare     moorits can be a dark as cinnamon and as light as oatmeal like “May” and white! gorgeous? the contributors! bursting with soon to be arriving lambs these cvm-romeldale ewes are ready to give up their bulky wool coats. fleeces will be for sale on...

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Tallgrass – a prairie shawl

Posted on Sep 18, 2015 in cvm~romeldale sheep, finished projects, patterns, yarn | 0 comments

Tallgrass – a prairie shawl

summer is over the bugs and humidity are leaving!  farmers are harvesting beans and the prairie grasses are turning brown. fall is in the air –  it’s time to think about knitting! Tallgrass – a new ROUBAIX WOOL pattern might be just the right project to start. lace and cables twist together to create the perfect fall wrap. knit with “Prairie” a warm sport wt. cvm/alpaca yarn grown here on Winterwind Farm and spun at  Dakota Fiber Mill in close by North Dakota. wrap yourself up in this warm shawl and settle in to watch the dazzling colors of autumn begin. the Tallgrass pattern and Prairie yarn are for sale on Etsy I think you will enjoy...

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