Tag: Alba Ranch

Gray Hat Needs Name

Wove my first two hats on the loom last night. I followed a pattern in a book, totally messed it up and did it wrong according to the pattern but I think I have created a new Melisa hat. What the heck do you call this style of hat??? I need help deciding what to…

By Melisa December 23, 2010 0

Shearing and Truffle Making….

Shearing an angora goat today, along with cleaning the rabbit cages. Than inside to spin while DH makes more Cherry Brandy Truffles!! I thought I could shear the goat by hand. Guess that is what I get for thinking. I used to shear him by hand. However his fleece was matted, his penis was infected…

By Melisa December 11, 2010 0

Leno Lace 1:1

I have been up really late or was it early??  Learning a new weave technique on my Rigid Heddle Loom. Leno Lace!! I love it. I searched You Tube online to see a short demonstration and followed my book and taught myself how to do Leno Lace 1:1. What do you think??

By Melisa November 6, 2010 0

Buttercups and Bluebells!

We have been included in another treasury.  Actually this is the second one recently but I was seriously lax and didn’t do anything about copying the last treasury so it is gone already.  Anyhoo, the new treasury is live and it is called Buttercups and Bluebells!  Lovely sound that title is.  It just slides off…

By Melisa May 1, 2010 0