A rural day out

Having moved to rural New Zealand, I am determined to enjoy all that being 'in the country' (as we say here) has to offer.  The annual Wairarapa Agricultural & Pastoral Society Show is being held this weekend, so the young man and I trotted along to see what was to be found!  For the benefit of... Continue Reading →

The Wool from Maniototo

When Mary Furness Weir first wrote to me about a 100% New Zealand wool yarn she was developing, I was very excited.  100% New Zealand wool yarn in aran weight?  That sounded interesting!  We don't have much aran weight yarn in New Zealand. Then she told me the yarn was from Halfbred sheep (the sheep... Continue Reading →

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