Fiber Source Where do you get your fiber? Luckily for us, we raise our own Angora goats, the source of the fiber known as Mohair. Not to be confused with Angora fiber which comes from cute fluffy bunnies! If you don't happen to have your own source there are places all over that … Continue reading Fiber (Mohair) Processing Part 1
Lets take her apart! So let me explain this is how this starts.... Me- Well how are we going to fix the hub/wheel? J- Well lets look... I have to take this one piece off to look at this... well and this piece... and this one.... And before you know it poof exploded spinning wheel … Continue reading Spinning wheel restore #2
Craigslist is a very dangerous place! So while looking on Craigslist I came across an ad for and Ashford spinning wheel for 75.00. In the pictures was an Ashford Traditonal wheel in bad shape, a lazy kate and 3 bobbins. Of course my interest is peaked. I contact the seller. She tells me the wheel … Continue reading Spinning wheel restore!
Welcome to our adventure in trying to move to a simpler life. Where we will dive into adventures involving self-sustainable practices and learn to provide most of our basic needs ranging from food to clothing and whatever else we can discover. Join us as we use various methods to preserve our food, train our horses … Continue reading Welcome to My Crazy Farm Life