Thursday, May 16, 2019

Baaxter's Stripe


Found it!

I've been skirting fleeces, getting ready for the Kentucky Sheep and Fiber Festival this weekend.  I've tried to post some pictures on Instagram/Facebook as I've gone along and almost forgot to look for Baby B's stripe this afternoon. 

You can't see it on the top side of his fleece, but if you turn it over to the cut side, there it is :-D.  I don't think it will significantly show when whoever buys his fleece spins it, but I think it's kind of fun to know that it was actually there, just like the picture from the other day.


(screen shot from Instagram)

I'm bringing several pretty fleeces from Tring Farm and sixteen fleeces from our farm.  Most of the fleeces are in good order, but a few have a bit more VM in them than I'd like this year.  It was a super wet muddy year and we had to feed a lot of hay...  They are marked accordingly.

There will be plenty of pretty roving and the usual Punkin's Patch "swag" and unless we don't think we can safely manage them in the hot weather, three special sheep coming.  You'll probably never guess who!*  And of course 20, and he's bringing a friend as well!

Once again the festival coincides with the Bluegrass Classic Stockdog Trial, just down the hill from the festival (with free shuttles all day :-) and that's always a good time.  The dog trial is going on every day.  The fiber festival is Saturday and Sunday.

Come out and do some site seeing and shopping :-D

*Don't get too excited.  It's not Maisie ;-)


7 comments:

LannieK said...

Have a GREAT Show!

thecrazysheeplady said...

Thanks! :-D

Gloria said...

No Maisie. πŸ˜•

RuusVerd said...

You can borrow Angel for the weekend if you start feeling like there isn't enough... eccentricity in the pen without Maisie, lol!

Shirley said...

Biscuit and Muffin for sure!
That stripe is pretty cool!

Anonymous said...

Hmm. I know 20's friend is Pip, but who could the special sheep be? Biscuit? Muffin? Jared? Daniel? Baaxter? Tavia? Kaala? I'm sure they'll be very popular, whoever they are. I wish I could be there, but I live too far away.
Have a great festival weekend!
JaneJMtl

Far Side of Fifty said...

Interesting stripe:)

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