Tag: wool

Yarn dying at home!

I got home from a long office day and decided that I needed to do something hands-on and creative. My computer legs were tired of sitting. I took one long look at my yarn stash and finally decided… Read More

Sheep Wool, Mudd and Climbing – Oh My

Last weekend we headed to the “NYS Sheep and Wool Festival” in Rhinebeck NY for a NLKnitting road trip.  With the leaves changing, it was the perfect time to be on the road.

The Icelandic Yarn Hunt: Part 6

One big reason I wanted to visit Iceland was for the yarn. (I know, shocker.) I always thought, “Ya know, this is a country KNOWN for their sweaters, their yarn shops MUST BE incredible!!” But here’s what I’ve… Read More

The End of Barley’s Icelandic Chronicles: Part 5

Hallo’ All – Barley here Day 7 We packed up the car and left Grundarfjörður and headed towards Reykjavík. We made a pit stop in the town Stykkishólmur to get some danishes and coffee for the humans. I… Read More

Barley continues on in Iceland: Part 4

Hallo’ Again! Barley, here. I known I’m just a sheep, but my adventure through Iceland is going swimmingly. Actually, being a sheep is giving me an advantage compared to the humans. My ability to climb the mountain side… Read More

My Iceland Emergency Mitts: Part 3

It turns out that not bringing gloves to Iceland was a party foul. Our first few days, we were on a glacier and near icebergs. The wind was strong enough to knock you over. It’s racing across the… Read More

Barley goes Icelandic: Part 2

Hallo’! This is Barley the sheep. I’m writing to you from Island! (Iceland). I really needed a break from the concrete jungle, so I hopped a plane to my native land! Did you know I have Icelandic roots?… Read More