The premise is that you cannot teach a dog to herd, simply because it already knows how. Instead, your role is that of pack leader.
Those who pursue a different path often meet with skepticism in our society. This is perhaps nowhere quite as true as in the area of agriculture.
One of our favorite knitting books, Kids Knitting by Melanie Falick (read our full review), teaches children to knit through the use of rhyme: Under the fenceCatch the sheepBack we comeOff we leap. Each of the four lines represents one step in the process of making a knit stitch: Inserting the tip of the rightContinue reading “Old-Fashioned Knitting Rhymes”