Category Archive: alpacas

A whirlwind weekend: sushi, alpaca shearing and a 5K run

This weekend has been full of adventure and fun, and several firsts! My mother and grandmother came out for a whirlwind weekend (and a little down time : ). On the agenda: a… Continue reading

Here comes the bride [a special wedding shawl for my sister]

Greetings! I have a very special project to share with you today. I am making a shawl for my sister to wear at her wedding in a couple of weeks. She picked out… Continue reading

SPRING CLEANING coupon and a new jewelry adventure

Greetings! I hope you are enjoying the sunshine on this beautiful spring day (and if it isn’t spring where you live, I hope you are enjoying the summer, or the fall, or the… Continue reading

Shibori! Uh…what?

Good Morning! I hope you are having a wonderful Friday. And that your weekend is full of possibility… Yesterday was a wonderful day in the studio – what freedom there is in pursuing… Continue reading

Trivia winner, crias and coffee, a list and a napping alpaca

Good morning! Have you had your coffee yet? These two super adorable crias have (that’s what baby alpacas are called). Now for a little business: the winner of the trivia contest is Tiffany!… Continue reading

Friday afternoon and the sun is shining! [sunbathing alpacas : ]

I love Fridays and today is no exception. The sun is shining so brightly here today and the mountains are as crisp as ever! I put together a list of Friday fun: This… Continue reading

A Fiber Frenzy Weekend! [getting dusty, kissing alpacas, inciting the masses to a passion for fiber]

I’ve been busy. Really busy. But I love it. So what have I been up to? Besides sending my little sister and her new husband to Cambodia for a 6 month internship with… Continue reading

Scarf Numero Tres- chocolate and vanilla

This one started out a little rocky, I will admit. I wanted to try a new technique, new to me at least. This was the idea: I string the loom up with the… Continue reading

Custom handwoven alpaca scarves…

No, that doesn’t mean the alpacas wear these scarves, or that they made them! But, I wouldn’t put it past an alpaca to wear a scarf… This first scarf is woven from mill… Continue reading

Peppermint Candy Cane handspun yarn (if I were an elf, I would wear this skein for a necklace)

Here it is! A real skein of yarn, a real white and red fluffy skein of yarn, just waiting for someone who loves it enough to turn it into a wonderful item. Knitters,… Continue reading