Suzy the Shepherdess
Suzy the Shepherdess

Note:  I will be away from my yarn until Sunday, June 4, 2023.  You can still place orders, but nothing will be shipped until Monday, June 5.

Finshied Knit Goods

Can't knit?  That's ok!  I now have knit goods online!


I usually sell out of all of my knit goods at each event, so I've never had enough inventory available to sell knit goods online.  But this year is different, almost all of my 2020 events have been cancelled - but I'm still knitting!  So now, for the first time, I'm selling finished knit goods online. 


While purchasing online please pretend that you are standing in my tent, talking to the real me . . .

Muffatee, 1838

Worn by both men and women, muffatees (also called mitts, wristlets or hand warmers) are a fingerless glove that will keep the hands warm while allowing your fingers the freedom to sew, knit, stir the pot over the fire or fire a gun.  Available in two lenghts and many colors. 

Short Scarf, 1853 (The Comfortable Comforter)

The original is called “A Comfortable Comforter” in The Ladies’ Self Instructor (1853), and I’ve found similar comforters in The Workwoman’s Guide (1838). A comforter is a short scarf that wraps around the neck with a slight overlap in front.


All scarves are 100% wool, hand knit by me from my Suzy the Shepherdess yarn.  The stripes I use are inspired by 19th century shawls, which often have a contrasting color stripe or two at the border and are otherwise a solid color.  Each one is individual, no two are the same.

"Buy your wooolen yarns in quantities from some one in the country, whom you can trust."

Lydia Maria Child
The American Frugal Housewife, 1832

Suzy the Shepherdess knitting a wool sock at the Apple River Fort (1832)

Contact Details

Suzy the Shepherdess

Suzy Beggin Craft

P.O. Box 54

Stockton, IL 61085   U.S.A.


Phone: 815 541-0897

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