Pure Wool Yarn – Recounting Its Journey

There is an adventurous path that pure wool travels, from the sheeps’ backs to a knitter’s hands and needles. Many hands are involved. On shearing day at the barn, one of our Topsy farmers encourages the sheep up a ramp to the upstairs shearing area, where...

A woolly way of life for Amherst Islanders

by Meghan Balogh, Napanee Guide Newspaper   A short ferry ride from Millhaven has the potential to transport you to another world. On Amherst Island, a 16-by-seven kilometre piece of land in Lake Ontario, life moves by at a different pace. The rolling farmland on...

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...