The rhythmic, rocking work has a hypnotic quality to it. The back and forth motion suggests the pace of rowing, a sea-shanty beat on a sea of fleece.
With the high drama of the lambing season properly out of the way, the next big event in the Fibre Farming calendar is shearing season. This is an extremely exciting time for us at The Woolshed (new fleece to play with!) but also a busy one as we prepare to sort, wash, pick, card and felt seemingly endless piles of wool.