Despite being named for a Viking warrior, Olaf has actually just popped over from New Zealand - probably about as far away from the old Norse homeland as is possible whilst still remaining Earthbound.
Here is Olaf in his longship:
Olaf has been having a lovely time helping me spin some more singles from that Merino Corriedale Cross that I got a few weeks ago.
We've already filled two bobbins which are now ready to be plied:
Olaf's arrival was kindly facilitated by Ashford-Migration-Agent-Extraordinaire Donni who can usually be found Indulging Her Inner Knitter.