Yay! Year of the sheep! Maybe I can finally get all those 14 fleeces I got off Craigslist spun up and used! (14 fleeces is equal to about 50 pounds of wool….and you need about 1.5 pounds for a woman’s sweater or 2 pounds for a man’s. Or 5 pounds for a kilt.
2015 is, in Chinese astrology, the year of the sheep. Er, otherwise known as the ram or even the goat, but let’s forget about the alternatives and settle for sheep.
Of course, we’re still in the old Chinese year – the horse – but only just. (Next year is my year; I’m a monkey. As my parents often perceptibly said. And as a monkey I need to avoid bungee jumping in June or July this year, or so I’ve been told. Seriously. No problems there.)
So here, in celebration of the Year of the Sheep and marking the fact that I’ve just got to go and quickly sort through – grammar police, are you watching? – my patterns before heading off to a yarn sale (!), are some shots of sheep to celebrate their year, sheep in my local landscape.
This also gives me a great opportunity for some shots of Ardudwy, my part…
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