My mother-in-law is quite the spinner and knitter and since my wife and I started dating, going to her mother’s house meant climbing over wheels, looms and other apparatus for creating textile. I never thought I would have much interest in it, but after my wife bought two sheep I decided to go with the ladies to the Wisconsin Sheep and Wool Festival in Jefferson back in September.
It was a lot of fun to see other people’s animals and watch the judging. It was also funny to watch an enormous biker-looking guy drag a little Shetland around by the horn because it kept laying down in the show ring. It look liked Shrek manipulating Shari Lewis’ beloved Lamb Chops. Continue reading