The Woolly Thistle blog, "Postcards from Fair Isle with Rachel"

Postcards from Fair Isle with Rachel of Barkland Croft: Part 5

By Priscilla Rivera


Thank you for joining us! We're delighted that Rachel @BarklandCroft is checking in again from Fair Isle. Rachel is back this month with an update on her sheep, knitting and life on Fair Isle in the middle of August. Be sure to watch Rachel's previous videos to learn more about her, her lovely sheep and island life! Join our email list so you’re always in the loop with our weekly Shopletter:

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  • I have enjoyed your sharing ! Question: do you rotate your sheep on their grazing fields? It looks like you have a good amount of pasture… Just wondering. Also was kitty meowing at you or hissing : ) kitty then turned and loved on the sheep … A character ! , Thanks again, D

    Deborah Turner
  • The sheep wearing the cowl looks very happy. 🐑😄


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