cvm~romeldale sheep

Summer – New Yarn

Posted on Sep 7, 2018 in cvm~romeldale sheep, roving~yarn, yarn | 0 comments

Summer – New Yarn

Roubaix Wool’s new yarn “Summer” Okay, summer is over but Sweet Summer and a few of her friends have donated their fabulous wool to this new yarn and it’s SWEET! Ingredients 80% CVM/Romeldale wool – fine – rare –  homegrown 10% Kid Mohair – fine – not so rare – homegrown 10% alpaca – fine – not so rare – Minnesota grown Some naturally dyed with Marigold flowers . Other skeins where kettle dyed such as Deep Water blue. And a whole bunch is still in their natural color of winter white with hints of warm browns and soft grays throughout. Details 2- ply fingering to light sport wt. soft, squishy,...

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Angora Rabbits for Sale!

Posted on Jul 1, 2018 in angora rabbits, colored angora goats, cvm~romeldale sheep, livestock for sale | 0 comments

Angora Rabbits for Sale!

The bunnies are ready for new homes! Today’s photos are of two females that are for sale – one chestnut agouti and one chinchilla. Chinchilla colored female angora rabbit 11 weeks old, she is a French x German cross with a dash of English angora for good measure. Chinchilla female Chinchilla is a gorgeous silver gray color in the angora rabbit. Chinchilla on the left. Chestnut on the right. Chestnut agouti female angora. She is a French x German cross with a dash of English for good measure and wonderful fiber. Chestnut Agouti is a warm brown color with bands of blue gray and tan along the fiber shaft. Charming and pretty – this darling will provide...

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Angora Bunnies

Posted on Jun 11, 2018 in angora rabbits, cvm~romeldale sheep, livestock for sale | 0 comments

Angora Bunnies

We have a new litter of angora bunnies:) Sweet! A lovely assortment of chinchilla grays… I can’t decide which one I like best… black or chestnut… chestnut or chinchilla? 6 1/2 week old angora kits will soon be ready for new homes. (around the first week of July) These lovelies are French x German crosses with a “titch” of English thrown in for good measure. Their wool will be outstanding, their colors are gorgeous, their personalities decidedly charming. If you are in the market for luxury fiber and a charming new family member (or two) please contact me at fiber@winterwindfarm.com for details....

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Shimmering Silver pin drafted roving

Posted on May 28, 2018 in cvm~romeldale sheep, roving, roving~yarn, wool and mohair | 2 comments

Shimmering Silver pin drafted roving

Shimmering Silver pin-drafted roving fresh from the mill and ready to be spun! CVM-Romeldale fine wool blended with naturally colored kid mohair and white alpaca. Light and airy – soft and summery. I’m thinking lace knitting – socks or shawl? Or cabled Barn Owl Cowl. Or… maybe a cardigan for sale on...

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spring snows

Posted on Mar 26, 2018 in colored angora goats, cvm~romeldale sheep | 2 comments

spring snows

I like them (spring snows) but some do NOT – just ask a donkey!   This  is Stormy Dawn expressing her opinion of today’s weather 🙂   a little hay and everyone is “happy”   and… snug in the barn the angora goat kids are arriving!   stay tuned!...

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Lida Shawl

Posted on May 8, 2017 in cvm~romeldale sheep, finished projects, patterns | 1 comment

Lida Shawl

Eyelets and lace, cables and gorgeous yarn make the Lida shawl by Bristol Ivy. Knit in a 100% CVM-Romeldale yarn called “Earth” a 3-ply fingering weight yarn grown and produce here at Winterwind Farm:) An elegant warm weather knit project and perfect summer wrap....

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