Sarah Scully

Sarah is the owner/operator of <a href="https://vermontnaturalsheepskins.com">Vermont Natural Sheepskins</a>. She is an avid knitter and knitwear designer. She also enjoys cooking and gardening.

Oct. 3-4, 2020: Virtual VT Sheep & Wool

It’s a virtual sheep & wool festival! We’ll be in our booth live via our YouTube channel on Saturday and Sunday, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm EDT, to chat with you. Personalized shopping will also be available via Zoom. Festival Sale: 30% off our entire selection, plus free shipping for...

Pottery products: Results from my February pottery class

Earlier this year (what seems like 527 months ago), I took a pottery class at our local studio, Third Branch Pottery. The 6-week course focused on hand-building and slab construction. Of course, my efforts look like what they are: the work of a dedicated beginner, and that’s OK with...

Updates and new directions: May 2020

Welcome back! After an intentional and much-needed hiatus we are finally ready to share what we’ve been up to for the past few months, most of which has overlapped with the pandemic outbreak of coronavirus in 2020. Highlights include Rick’s latest beer recipe, Melon Collie Berry, a thank-you to...

Sheep to Sweater – Part 4: Suint vat cleaning method

With the holidays behind us and a break in the bad weather I was finally able to get back to the Sheep to Sweater project and the fermented suint vat that I discussed in the last fleece-washing video. Talk about a smelly experience! This method is not recommended unless...

Six Stripe Poncho – A simple and colorful stash-buster

Once again, my mother has gifted me with some Harrisville Designs Highland yarn, and once again…I decided to make a poncho. While the piece shares some similarities of shape and construction with the Prospect Street poncho, this striped accessory is knit side to side rather than edge to edge,...

Fancy Mac & Cheese: a favorite crowdpleaser that’s quick to prepare

Need a quick, tasty, and filling dish for your next family gathering or potluck meal? This upscale version of Macaroni & Cheese is scratch-made with top quality ingredients and complex flavor, without being too fussy or complicated. This recipe was adapted (and greatly simplified) from The Savory Way by...

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