Saturday, April 24, 2010

Finally, something Blogworthy !

Gee, I knew I hadn't written anything in a while, but didn't realize it was back in January... Oh well, time flies, ya know. I haven't done much in the creative department until recently. I went to my LYS and bought some yarn. Yay! I got 2 skeins of Hemp for knitting, one in a blue, and one a white or off white. I also got 2 skeins of Berroco Ultra Alpaca in a dark brown, and a skein of Eco Wool in a dark brown. I plan to make washcloths out of the hemp. I really wanted to try linen, but the hemp was cheaper, so I thought I'd try that first. The other yarn, when I bought it, I was thinking of making hats with it. But I may change my mind if I think of something better.
I love how soft the Alpaca yarn is!

In chicken news, we have some newish chicks. They are about 1 month old and 2 months old.
The older chicks are Black Australorpes. The smaller chicks are Plymouth Barred Rock, and Buff Orpingtons. We have 6 of each breed. Our mature chickens are a Sexlink breed (I'm not sure the official color name - they are light reddish brown) and Ameraucanas. We have 15 mature chickens now (started off last May with 24. Lost a few to predators :( )
I'm really enjoying the chicks. Especially the Barred Rocks and Buff Orpingtons. They are really cute and spunky.

1 comment:

Anna said...

my Buff Orpingtons were my favorite chickens of all.... I now have chicken envy. ;) wink wink