The Shepherd and The Sheepcote

"When dusk falls, shepherds lead their sheep to a safe place to spend the night, where wolves or other predators cannot prey on the sleeping sheep. Usually the shepherd builds a stone enclosure with a small opening and he calls the sheep one by one into the sheepcote for the night. When all the sheep are safely inside the sheepfold, he will lie down in the opening so that nothing can come in the only door to harm the sheep.

The Shepherd always protects The Sheep!"

Monday, September 10, 2012

Wheels & Wings & Oliver in Osceola

I really wanted to be a vendor at the Wisconsin Sheep and Wool Festival this year but it wasn't going to happen so we found a nice one-day event in the lovely town of Osceola, Wisconsin to vend at last Saturday.  Sister brought her labradoodle Oliver along.  You met him in the last post as he was patiently waiting to go to the fiber mill.  Our sales had slowed in the late afternoon but that did not mean that people quit coming into the booth.  They only had to catch a glimpse of that handsome dog and we had all kinds of people stopping in. 
I told sister that she was going to have to knit him something to model if he was going to be attracting so much attention.  The scarf he has here just did nothing for his personna.  Maybe something that would hang down more in the front to catch the dribbles off his mustache!

1 comment:

  1. Hello, I could not find your personal contact information so I am asking you here :) Could I ask the prices for your roving? 5 lbs is what I am in the market for, plus a lb each of your icelandic and shetland raw wool. I would love to hear back!