The 2010 Connecticut Sheep and Wool Festival is coming up on Saturday, April 24th. We had a great time at the 2009 Connecticut Sheep & Wool Festival, and just realized that we never published our photos on the blog! So here they are, sort of a preview...
In 2009 there were men in kilts, delicious lamb burgers and gorgeous yarns. The lucky sheep pictured above had already been sheared, it was a gorgeously warm (read HOT) sunny day.
Here is my neighbor (yes! I live across the street from a yarn shop!) Debbie Bergman, owner of Purple Fleece, (and my neighbor, am I lucky or what) did a brisk business in weaving, spinning and knitting supplies.
These ladies were giving a lace demonstration. I had never seen this done before. The bobbins alone are a work of art.
And here are the Connecticut Sheep Sisters, spinning and weaving. It was a lovely day. Food for the soul. And I can hardly wait for April 24th!!!