Posts Tagged "romeldale"

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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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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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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harvesting the wool

Posted on Feb 20, 2014 in cvm~romeldale sheep, fleece, wool and mohair | 0 comments

harvesting the wool

the ewes have been in the barn all night waiting for the shearer  blankets are removed to reveal this year’s crop the harvest begins! Wool Harvest – Shearing Day fresh shorn fleeces are quickly skirted a day or two later the fleeces are skirted a second time staple length and fleece quality is recorded the wool is now ready to ship to hand spinners or to the mill for processing into rovings and yarn. you can find our products in our Etsy...

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