Change is afoot!

We knew it was coming

We knew it was coming

But it still took us aback when we returned to the Wool Shed after the long summer break

But it still took us aback when we returned to the Wool Shed after the long summer break

One of our favourite parking places –

One of our favourite parking places –

... gone!

… gone!

The roof will go on soon. We can watch from the windows of our meeting room.

The roof will go on soon. We can watch from the windows of our meeting room.

The space is much needed by the Wool Shed Museum. And we do seem to be managing to find parking.

In other news –

Lynette hosted spinning and a barbecue on Waitangi Day, New Zealand’s national day,

A quiet moment in a lively gathering

A quiet moment in a lively gathering (photo: Trish Carver)

Partners were included, and even put to work!

Partners were included, and even put to work! (photo, and the next one: Lynette Teahan)

Well, some were working

Well, some were working

Jutta has been busy –

She wove this lovely cushion from some of Helga's handspun

She wove this lovely cushion from some of Helga’s handspun

And a charming little floor rug

And a charming little floor rug

rug2 If only computers could let you feel it - so soft and cosy for feet!

If only computers could let you feel it – so soft and cosy for feet!

We’ve started a series of little workshops once a month –

This time, a challenge to identify the fleece of different sheep breeds. Can you pick the English Leicester in front? (Click the photo to enlarge.)

This time, a challenge to identify the fleece of different sheep breeds. Can you pick the English Leicester near the front? (Click the photo to enlarge.)

There is no excuse for anyone to be bored!

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