Sheepy: Minimally Processed Yarn
These yarns are like no other. As close to the sheep as we can get.
Be sure to check out all the colorways.
Specs & Details
Our goal at MDK: to live large yet live small. To scrape the earth gently yet dig deep.
To eat like the paleolithic folk of yore.
To wear clothes that have come from other clothes, or from fabric that we have woven from other fabric.
To pronounce the word hygge with confidence.
In our desire for deeper, shallower, wider, slimmer, high-reaching, low-lying living, we have been on a quest for the perfect, genuinely authentic yarn. It has not been easy.
We’re not happy with typical yarn anymore. It’s too processed. You can leave all the lanolin and vegetable matter in there you want, but it’s still wool that has been touched by humans. And that’s just too much touching by humans for us.
With pride, we introduce our first yarn to be sold under the MDK banner.
It’s called Sheepy. It is 100% wool. You will not find yarn closer to its original state than Sheepy, for Sheepy is still connected to the living tissue that created it. We call it “The Living Yarn.”
Natural fibers require a bit more attention—we knitters understand this. When your Sheepy yarn arrives, you will need to take a few steps in order to ready it for knitting. Included with every order of Sheepy will be a complete instruction guide to your yarn.
A few tips for that happy day when your yarn arrives at your home:
First, lower the tailgate on the delivery truck. Your Sheepy yarn may cower in the back of the truck, but that will pass soon enough.
Have a giant pile of hay or a few acres of unmowed pasture available.
Consider putting up fencing in the backyard to contain your yarn.
If you have a border collie as a pet, you may find him unusually interested in your yarn.
You may find it challenging to wind your Sheepy yarn. But winding yarn is always the best way to get to know your fiber, so take time for this. For quietest results, do not use a ball winder or swift.
Happy April Fool’s Day, friends!