Needle-felted Sir John A. Macdonald

The Wool Shed at Topsy Farms was visited by a life-sized, needle-felted Sir John A. Macdonald. He is an amazingly realistic, life-sized, well-dressed sculpture, who rides in the front passenger seat of a car, or in an antique ‘push-chair’. He ‘lives’, much of the...

Flooding in the Wool Shed

3 1/2 inches of rain this morning – over 2 inches in an hour. The photos show Ian bailing water out of the Wool Shed entrance. (Click on the photos for larger versions.) Nothing was ruined in the Wool Shed, but it was a bit close. I was in the Shed with 2 visitors...

Topsy Farms on flickr

In the spring of 2009, Sherri (an avid knitter) came to see us just after the lambs were born and took some photos of her visit. Her Topsy Farms flickr album can be found here. Our pure wool yarn is soap-washed only to retain lanolin and to avoid chemicals. It is...