Karen, of Crows Rise Farm, is one of my favorite Angora breeders/growers/knitters in the state.
I visited her at the Common Ground Fair and then again at the Fryeburg Fair.
I adore her, her work, her calm peaceful nature, and her patience with me when I am bubbling over with questions and and prodding her to help me learn more.
Thank you Karen!
I recently bought an infant hat
from her for the birth of Jade, our good friends first child.
I am having one of Karen's felted hats made for my sister for Christmas. I will not tell you anything about it in case she actually sat down to read my blog, but it should look something like one of these fun creations:
The best thing about Karen are her rabbits! They are English Angoras, and I am 98% sure these are the bunnies I want.
I recently bought some of Karen's yarn, and was pleasantly surprised that it is not all that slippery to knit with.
So now I know I CAN knit angora! SP just talked to the yarn lady in town and discovered that she is offering spinning classes. I think that's is my next and final step. If I can learn to spin, I can spin angora; if I can spin angora, I can have me some bunnies! YEA!!!!