Author Archives: patchworkfibers

About patchworkfibers

Registered Jacob Sheep

A Wander

In these stressful times, a wander through the woods restores me.  There is no rush, nowhere to go, and no pressing chores. Time to stop and smell the roses (okay, no roses, but same idea). And my “delicate flower”, Elsa.

Posted in Dogs and Cats, Household Stuff | Leave a comment

What’s in a name..

It often works out that we breed in groups, with one group due a few weeks before the next group.  In some ways, this works well. But it sure can make a small flock lambing season seem to go on forever. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

The Sounds of Spring

The sounds of spring.. bird song and the patter of little lambie feet! Canoe Lake Jewel was the second to lamb on March 15 with a ram/ewe set of twins by RavenRidge Huron. Patchwork Lisha was next on 3/17 with … Continue reading

Posted in Household Stuff, Jacob Sheep | 3 Comments

Shelter in place..

Today I looked at my chalk board grocery list and decided there was nothing on the list I needed enough for a run to town. I’m not out of anything and I don’t want to go to town. It was … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Spring!!

It’s been a warm winter here in northeast Georgia. Warm days, but not many sunny days. Today was a rare warm and sunny day. The tiny flowers of spring are popping up all over. Henbit is a rather unattractive plant … Continue reading

Posted in Household Stuff, Jacob Sheep | Leave a comment

It begins! Lambing 2020

There isn’t much as exciting as the first lambs of the season (except the second, third, etc, etc,…last lambs of the season!) Springrock Vienna, a new addition from Molly Baker’s Springrock Farm in Tennessee  arrived at Patchwork Farm last October. … Continue reading

Posted in Jacob Sheep | 1 Comment

Introductions

I’ve been inspired to get back to blogging. It’s been awhile and you may have forgotten me.  So I’ll start with some introductions.. Let me introduce the newest member of my loom family. I’m one of those people that is … Continue reading

Posted in Family Stuff, Fiber Happenings | 1 Comment

Spring Approaches…

Although freezing temps are still in the forecast, the signs of spring approach. One of the (few) advantages to forgetting where you planted things is the fun of being surprised when a crocus suddenly appears. The wake-robin is the first … Continue reading

Posted in Household Stuff, Jacob Sheep | Leave a comment

Sheepish/Like a Sheep

I’m going through some old blog drafts that I never got around to publishing. This one was from 2016. The lambs aren’t lambs anymore and most have lambs of their own now. But the sentiment still holds. Sheepish – resembling … Continue reading

Posted in Jacob Sheep | Leave a comment

Stuff

I don’t think of myself as a “stuff” person or a shopping person. We have a small house and used to live on an even smaller boat. I don’t really like to shop. I do like fiber stuff. My newest … Continue reading

Posted in Fiber Happenings, Household Stuff | Leave a comment