Tuesday, January 08, 2008

The Auction - Part Two

Where to start - I guess with the first event - the floods of December in Lewis county Washington - devastating many small farms & businesses in the area. Our NW Shetland Sheep Owners group decided that we needed to help - specifically the The Black Sheep Creamery who was hit very hard and lost a good percentage of their flock of milking sheep.

So we put on an on-line auction. I must admit that Franna did a lion's share of the work - she offered up her web page to host and kept all the records of who was bidding and who was donating. What a teriffic job she did, and now, we're at it again! There is still a great need for assistance and there have been lots of fantastic people - spinners, knitters, fiber types of all kind, who have come out of the woodwork to donate - so we're having The Auction, Part Two!

This also launches our new Washington Wool website - a co-op / marketplace for Washington shepherds. Keep an eye on it - great things will be happening!

So, CLICK HERE and join the fun - you might just find the fiber for that next project you've been thinking about!

"Those Shetland Shepherds, aren't they just the nicest lot?"

"And they've got great friends, too!"


Leigh said...

The Washington Wool website is a great idea. Also, the new auction looks like it's getting off to a great start.

Sharon said...

Great picture of Shetlands - I love their silly potato bodies and stick legs - and a reminder to shoot that picture off - will do this weekend.

Franna said...

Tina, I need to hire you as a publicity agent :-)
Thanks for announcing the Auction and WW website!
- Franna

Kathy said...

Yup! Shetland breeders are the nicest peeples! Gosh, I hope I can live up to such aspirations!

I agree with Franna...but then I'm a bit biased. ;)