A trip to the farm…

Yesterday, Tara and I went for a visit to Ewetopia (farm that is)!

Lorrie showed us around the farm and we got to see all the spring lambs – such fun!

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This one just 4 days old…

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One little lamb was the smallest of a set of triplets. So cute…

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and curious…

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It is being bottle fed, so Tara got to try feeding it…

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Lorrie and her husband Andy (who does leatherwork) raise the sheep for their wool. Lorrie is a spinner and a weaver and she uses her own homegrown and home-dyed wool. It is beautiful – as anyone who has woven here knows as I always have a supply of “Lorrie’s locks” to add some colour and texture to the SAORI weaving!

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These sheep are well cared for, raised for their fibre and Lorrie says that they even wear coats to keep their fleece clean!

A beautiful farm – thanks for the tour Lorrie!

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Happy Weaving,
Terri

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Photos by Alan Bibby

My website: www.saorisaltspring.com

5 replies
  1. lynn
    lynn says:

    Awwwwww, that lamb is so cute! It’s smiling!! What a lovely trip for you and Tara. Can’t wait to get some more locks.

  2. Tara and Eve Roblin
    Tara and Eve Roblin says:

    Another PEAK experience! Thank ewe so much Terri and Alan for your great hearts and love of lambs:)
    Sheepishly yours, Eve and Tara

  3. Dawn
    Dawn says:

    What perfect timing for a spring field trip to Ewetopia. The 4-day-old lambkins are adorable.
    Radiant photos!!

  4. Gabriella
    Gabriella says:

    Thank you so much for sharing your photos — it is very special to me to see where the “locks” in my weaving come from. Have a wonderful Easter!

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