All things Fiber!

Please visit our little store – Fox Run Fiber on Etsy!

Screen Shot 2016-04-26 at 10.25.10 PM**The farm fiber is at the Mill! Please check the Etsy page in June for available yarn.**

**If you would like to reserve a skein or more, please contact me at pyatt1939 @ gmail.com **

 


 

My mother taught me to knit when I was a little girl.  Like most children, I would pick it up now and again but never really thought too much about it.  A little gift was made here and there and many scarves were started and never finished.

As a young adult preparing to be a mother, I decided to pick it up again to keep my hands busy and my anxiety down. I’ve not put it down since.  Over the last 10 years I’ve knitted everything from baby clothes and complicated sweaters to blankets and hats.  I’ve even published knitting patterns.

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In 2007 I opened an online store, Tree Frog Knits, where I sold knitted wool pants, hats, and handpainted yarns.  With a move and a third baby boy, I closed my online shop in 2011 and continued to independently knit for customers, friends, and family.  IMG_3081

 

Now that my family has moved to our little farm, Fox Run, my supportive husband has helped me expand my love for wool to raising my own sheep and learning how to spin my own fiber.  We currently raise Leicester Longwool sheep.  In the spring we will be having our first lambs.  Longwools are an amazing breed and bring our family lots of joy.  They will be shorn in the spring and I will have homegrown fleece and yarn available by the fall.

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I love to knit and am happy to teach anyone who would like to learn how!  My rate is $15 an hour.  I can always supply materials as well.  Also services, supplies, and patterns can be found on my Etsy Shop – Fox Run Fibers (soon to be updated) and on my Ravelry page.     If you are in 4H or have a 4H’er and are in Fiber Arts as a project, lessons are free and I’m happy to host here at our home and farm.  _DSC0283

Comments

  1. Pam Curless

    I am a part of a womens adventure group in Decatur and we try to get together for an adventure once a month to learn and/or do something that is not necessarily something we would ordinarily do or know about.
    I am wondering if you would be interested in a group of women visiting your little slice of heaven and giving us a tour and showing us all about what you do with your chickens, garden and lambs/yarn? Nothing formal would be expected as we are a very easygoing group and probably a Saturday would be best. If you charge for the tour, let me know, as that is not a problem. I’m not sure of the months that are already booked with adventures, but whenever you would be available would be fine for us to work around. Please let me know if this would be something you would be interested participating in! The article in the Herald and Review was so appealing! Thank you

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    1. pyatt1939@gmail.com Post author

      HI!

      Thanks for contacting me.
      I don’t have groups booked as you are the first to contact me other than local 4H groups. I’m sure we could find a day if you would like to pop on over. The first weekend in July would work best for our family and farm. If that is something you would like to do, just let me know.

      Thanks!
      Kristi

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  2. Pam Curless

    July 2 or how about july 9? I think many people will have plans for that 4th of july 3 day weekend. Just let me know if the 9th would be ok.

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    1. pyatt1939@gmail.com Post author

      Hi!

      It looks like July 2 would be the best for us. If that works for you, just let me know! If not, we can look for another date. Also, if there are any specific things your group would like to see or experience, let me know that too!

      Thanks!
      Kristi

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      1. Pam Curless

        Hi Kristi!
        Could we look at other dates that would work for you and your family? I’m just afraid there won’t be many people that would be able to participate on July 2. August, Sept, or Oct dates if you have anytime available.
        Thank you!
        Pam

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