Tag: churro

November Storm

Like every other piece I have ever woven, this piece comes out of the time I created it in. The yarns are all handspun wool, and most are either naturally dyed or are undyed churro.  Most of the pinks and the wine colored yarns came out of  a friend’s stash of handspun, naturally dyed yarns,…

Sheep and Wool

The breed of sheep brought by the Spanish to New Mexico is called Navajo-Churro or Churro. It is a hardy breed, well suited to the extremes of our local climate and terrain. It is common for churro to bear twins, which would certainly be advantageous from the point of view of hungry sheep owners.  Its…