Do you have a favorite wool sweater? Joann Adams knows why wool is so popular. The Kentucky farmer raises a variety of sheep that provide the raw materials for her creations in wool. Joann says that wool makes you “feel good” when you wear it.
Joann and her husband Sam raise sheep in a family farming operation that goes back more than a half century. Her spinning and knitting are done in a restored Dutch workshop dating back to the early 1800’s.
Spining Wheels - Fun Fact: Spinning wheels have been around for a long time. No one really knows who invented them, but it’s thought they may have originated in India sometime after 500 AD. By the 1300’s, folks in Europe were using spinning wheels to turn plant and animal fibers into materials for weaving.