sheepandthreads

Light in the Forest Wools and Textiles

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sheepandthreads

Light in the Forest Wools and Textiles

239 Sales On Etsy since 2009

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Kathie

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Announcement   Welcome to LIGHT IN THE FOREST WOOLS AND TEXTILES, which features Woolly Sheep, handspun and naturally dyed wool yarns, handwoven absorbent cotton dish towels, handknit wearables, and gorgeous Romney and Columbia fleeces!
Light in the Forest began in the mountains of North Idaho where we were indeed, a Light in the Forest! Hidden up on the top of a forested mountain, we lived a very rural life. This included packing our "necessities" up and down the steep trail to our cabin by a cantankerous mule named "Calamity".
I began my love of wool sheep while living on the Navajo reservation in Kayenta, Arizona. I learned to spin and weave there, and well, the sheep part just naturally followed!
How I found myself in North Idaho is too long of a thread to spin here, but here I am with a bunch of beautiful Romney and Columbia sheep, llama, spinning wheel, and floor loom. Now that my kids are grown, I've moved off the mountain and have become a "flatlander", living at its base.
I also raise natural dyeplants, especially Indigo. There is nothing more satisfying to me than to take fleece from the sheep that I have nutured and raised, then dye it with the most mysterious plant, Indigo! How magical it is to lift my fiber out of the dye vat, watching it turn from green to that glorious blue.
My sheep and crafts are what I'm about, and what I am. The joy of working with my wonderful critters and the beautiful fibers that they offer to me has sustained me for many, many years. I hope that they will bring joy to you too!

Announcement

Welcome to LIGHT IN THE FOREST WOOLS AND TEXTILES, which features Woolly Sheep, handspun and naturally dyed wool yarns, handwoven absorbent cotton dish towels, handknit wearables, and gorgeous Romney and Columbia fleeces!
Light in the Forest began in the mountains of North Idaho where we were indeed, a Light in the Forest! Hidden up on the top of a forested mountain, we lived a very rural life. This included packing our "necessities" up and down the steep trail to our cabin by a cantankerous mule named "Calamity".
I began my love of wool sheep while living on the Navajo reservation in Kayenta, Arizona. I learned to spin and weave there, and well, the sheep part just naturally followed!
How I found myself in North Idaho is too long of a thread to spin here, but here I am with a bunch of beautiful Romney and Columbia sheep, llama, spinning wheel, and floor loom. Now that my kids are grown, I've moved off the mountain and have become a "flatlander", living at its base.
I also raise natural dyeplants, especially Indigo. There is nothing more satisfying to me than to take fleece from the sheep that I have nutured and raised, then dye it with the most mysterious plant, Indigo! How magical it is to lift my fiber out of the dye vat, watching it turn from green to that glorious blue.
My sheep and crafts are what I'm about, and what I am. The joy of working with my wonderful critters and the beautiful fibers that they offer to me has sustained me for many, many years. I hope that they will bring joy to you too!

Kathie

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Kathie

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Last updated on November 8, 2012
Thank you for visiting sheepandthreads! I live on a small, wooded sheep farm in North Idaho where I own Romney (famous for their beautiful fleeces) and Columbia sheep. My products include adorable Woolly Sheep, handspun natural colored and dyed yarn, Romney and Columbia wool fleeces. I also keep busy at my floor loom weaving cotton dishtowels and woolen rugs.

Accepted payment methods

  • Accepts Etsy gift cards
Payment
I accept Paypal. Payment not received within 7 days of order will result in the cancellation and relisting of the item. 6% tax will be added for Idaho residents.
Shipping
I ship USPS, whichever class is cheapest (usually first class or priority) from zipcode 83801. Upgrades in shipping method and insurance are available by letting me know when ordering. I ship within 24-48 hours and notify you that your order has been shipped.
If my shipping estimate is $1.50 over the actual shipping cost I refund the difference to the buyer.
Refunds and Exchanges
I guarantee the craftsmanship of my items. Returns are accepted if returned within 7 days and for good reason. Shipping is not refunded. No refund on Indigo seeds, replacement only.