It’s enough to make you weep in frustration when a hard-copy journal editor gets it so right but errs at the same time. I was notified today by a friend via Twitter that my Zwartbles blankets were in Saturday’s Irish Examiner ‘Property’ section...
Harvest time for lambs is in September – October when the lambs are 9 – 10 months old. Due to their leanness Zwartbles as a breed are slow to mature into a good harvestable condition. They are finished here on clover and apples, which sweetens the meat....
I have been making these 6 second looping vines for a while now which mostly appear on my twitter account @zwartblesie . The online magazine The Verge took a fancy to them and wrote a lovely piece. You can read about it here “The...
Here is a short film of fiber artist Anita Marnell demonstrating what a raglan sleeve is on a sweater knitted in home spun Zwartbles yarn by Alexander Kronsteiner . [pl_video type=”youtube” id=”76tU80PDMpI”]
I feel for black sheep in this sunny summer heat also as I caught 2 cases of fly strike very early and I do not like pouring chemicals on them I had the lambs all shorn. Here is a short film of them getting their hot fleeces off in this summer heat [pl_video...
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