WIP Wednesday

Okay so no new lambs today but we suspect that we will have some tomorrow … In the mean time I stole some pictures of what Mom is working on.

First, we have a friend that is going to have a baby the first part of April so Mom has been working on Baby things. First she made a pair of booties that were suppose to look like cowboy boots. Truth is that even though he did the pattern stitch for stitch, they didn’t come out looking like cowboy boots at all. She decided that she is going to put some ribbon in the tops about where the ankles are and give them to the baby anyway.


Mom is now writing her own pattern and remaking booties she likes and the baby will have two sets…


To top it off Mom dyed up some wool yarn …


She is making a baby blanket she has it started and so far she had this much done…


About young shepherd

When I was six years old my parents moved from the small town we lived in to the house my Dad grew up in. This move has had its ups and downs. For the most part I like it. I am home educated because sometimes I have to keep very weird hours but I get to do things that other kids don't. My parents have turned the farm into a bottle baby farm and a place for rescue animals to come while on the road to recovery. We nurse anything that people bring us. Hurt, injured or just rejected by their Moms. We have done goats, sheep, calves, pigs, kittens and puppies. We raise whatever anybody brings us. I like it when we get new little ones in and I want to be in the action. I have spent the night in the barn many times. To me, it is kind of fun. We are now taking on having our own babies. This year we had our first live birth on the farm. In the early months of 2011 I entered a contest that was held by Juniper Moon Farms and won the First ever Juniper Moon Farm Young Shepherd Award. Along with the award I won a small flock of Angora Goats. Since then we have started a Fiber farm and added sheep and alpacas to our mix too. Not to mention the rescue animals that now call this farm home. In my spare time I like to calf rope and ride my horse, go hunting, fishing, or camp out at our pond. I am active in the local 4-H Program. I started a 4-H Poultry Club and with them I built a Community Chicken Coop. I have had my horse since Christmas of 2009 and I have broke him and trained him to Calf Rope, team rope and Goat tie in the rodeos. You can see all of his awards on My horse page but his true job is here on the farm as a working horse.
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One Response to WIP Wednesday

  1. Knittingdancer says:

    I love the baby blanket pattern and the blue yarn your Mom is using.

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