Friday, January 16, 2009

another nigerian dwarf goat

This is Almond Joy. She is one of 5 does that I have, I also have a buck that is her father. I plan to get 2 angora goats to breed with my Nigerian goats. I have read that the offspring will produce 4 different types of fiber. One type is like cashmere.

Monday, January 12, 2009

nigerian dwarf goat

This is a picture of one of my Nigerian does. Her name is Peppermint Patty. I think she is beautiful. She has blue eyes like her mama.

Sunday, January 11, 2009

unknown mushroom

On my daily walk I came across these mushrooms:

I believe it is probably a poisonous one. The squirrels and other critters get most of the mushrooms before I can get to them. I assume the ones they overlook are not fit to eat. I am saving them for a future dye experiment, maybe I will get some color from them.

Thursday, January 8, 2009

oyster mushrooms

I came across these oyster mushrooms while mushroom hunting this past Sunday. I gathered about a bushel of them. I have cut them up and they are now drying for future dye experiments.

Wednesday, January 7, 2009


I am a beginner spinner, a beginner knitter, and a natural dye experimenter.
This blog will be a notepad for my trial and errors in spinning, knitting and dyeing.