News & Shop Blog

  • Breed Study: Jacob

      Jacob sheep are a primitive breed, highly recognizable due to being polycerate (having 4 horns), and piebald (spotted / multicolored). Both the...
  • Breed Study: Targhee

      Targhee are a large-framed sheep, excellent producers of both meat and wool, bred in the U.S. to be well suited to the open range of the America...
  • Breed Study: Merino

      Description: Merino is one of the most well-known breeds of sheep, due to their use in fashion and commercial yarn production. They are primaril...
  • Breed Study: Polwarth

      Description: Polwarth sheep are a 75% Merino / 25% Lincoln cross commonly found in Australia, as well as New Zealand, South America, and the Fa...
  • Breed Study: Falkland Wool

    "Breed study" is a bit of a misnomer in this case, because Falkland wool does not refer to a breed of sheep – it indicates wool that is grown in th...
  • Breed Study: Rambouillet

    Description: Rambouillet is dual-purpose breed that produces both meat and high-quality fine wool. They are large, hardy sheep that can thrive in a...
  • Pattern: Lucca Blanket

    I've never written up a knitting pattern before (please let me know if you find any errors), but this baby blanket was so fun to make, that I felt...
  • Unicorn Fibre products now available at Woolgatherings

    We are thrilled to announce that we are now offering Unicorn's amazing line of products to our customers. It's what we use here in our studio to rinse and wash our wool, and it can be trusted to safely clean everything from raw fleece to delicate hand knits.