8:40 AM

Store Update!

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Sorry neglected blog.  I have been focusing on the Farm Blog but I just updated that one and needed a place to post this picture for Ravelry.   I would love if you would follow me over there ;)

7:31 PM

Sneak Peak…

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All the fiber club packages are packed and very nearly ready to send out!   I am so excited!

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Just in case you are interested there is a new soap in the Farm Store.

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and a bit of Jacob in The Etsy Store….

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not to mention the new Alpaca/Cormo/Silk blend :)

10:48 AM

Store update!

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stores.countingsheepfarm.com

1:33 PM

Is it over yet?

I love doing Fiber Shows…yet…they really suck up a lot of time!   I am looking forward to knitting just because I want to, not because I have to get a sample done for the booth.

I did manage to get two projects finished though:

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The shawl was knitted using my Brown Trout colorway.   I should completely out before the shawl was even finished :)

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My lovely October Leaves Fingerless Mitts, knit out of my African Plains colorway.

Another lovely envelope came in the mail the other day.   I have Minions!!!

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2:09 PM

I am almost forgot…

My lovely envelope from the Lucky Charms Mini Swap:

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1:10 PM

In the case of a Zombie Apocalypse…

I will at least have soap!  This soap has my favorite scent so far.   It is manly yet still soft enough for a woman.   It will be listed in the Farm Store soon.

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This is a rebatch of some soap that didn’t hold it’s scent after curing.   I am all about the smellies :)   I can’t wait to see how it will look after it’s unmolded.   I decided to try layering colors for effect.

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This beautiful disaster will have to be rebatched also I am afraid.   Failure to plan = failed soap :(   I didn’t check to be sure I had enough lye and ended up two ounces short.   I thought I would practice swirling and as is life it looks pretty great.   Too bad I have to re-do.

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I finished up some custom dye orders this weekend (fitting for labor day wouldn’t you say?)

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And now I am busy updating the farm store :)

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http://stores.countingsheepfarm.com

2:05 PM

Where in the World is My8kidsmom?

Sorry I haven’t been blogging regularly :(   I have been crafting like crazy though!

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I have been working on new colorways and trying out new yarn bases.

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I spent a couple of days working on old and new soap recipes and even tried my hand at hand-milled soap.

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I have fulled a bag that I knitted up, now I just need to add the embellishments.

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Spun up some yarn…

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and nearly finished a pair of fingerless mitts I had been working on.