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Just Sit-n-Knit or Crochet or Spin

Sit-n-Knit or Crochet or Spin

For those of you that live in our area, you are invited to come visit and just … Come hang out with fiber friends!  Drop in the first Saturday of…

Christmas Needle Felting Class

Needle Felting in Christmas Cookie Cutters

Nervous as I might have been about whether I am teacher material or not, the first of our Fiber Art Classes here at our NEW farm and fiber studio, was a…

Decorated Christmas Tree

Holiday Hours at The Farm

We will kick off the holiday season, Saturday, November 26th with extended hours from 12pm – 5pm here at the farm.   Give a gift just a little out of…

Alpacas, Like Children, Love Anything New!

I love to watch the alpacas, just watch them, especially when there is something new! There was an interesting bird in the pasture the other day, by itself, that must…

Felted Alpaca Cat Toys

Guess Who’s In The News?

I was one of the vendors at the Easton Farmers Market that was featured in Columbus Monthly magazine! The Alpaca Cat Toys referenced in the article are actually felted, not knit.…

Hand-Painted Alpaca Rovings

Yellow Springs, Here We Come

The trailer is packed and we are on our way to Yellow Springs, Ohio for a wonderful fiber festival, the 16th annual Wool Gathering.  I always worry whether I will have enough…

National Alpaca Farm Days

National Alpaca Farm Days is a weekend all across the country that alpaca farms will be open to the public.  Visit the website to see what farms are open near…

Alpaca Blankets and Throws

Just in, and they are beautiful! These throws are made of 100% Baby Alpaca.  Softer than cashmere, warmer than wool, baby alpaca is an industry term that relates to the…

Alpaca Farm Tours at Alpaca Meadows

Alpaca Farm Tour – Harmony House

A group of children from Harmony House came to visit our farm.  It is not unusual to have kids come on our tours that have never even been on a farm,…

Aurora and Miami on Double Lead

Training Day

What a beautiful Sunday morning in Ohio…started out cloudy after rain during the night…then blue skies, sunshine, and a very pleasant temperature.  I decided to do some work with our…

Alpaca Farm Tours

Have you always wanted to visit an alpaca farm?  Get up close and personal with an alpaca?  Feel their wonderful fiber?  Learn more about them? Schedule an Alpaca Farm Tour…

Event Schedule

Weather pending, these are the markets, shows, and festivals I plan on attending this year. March 19 – Artisan Days at Local Roots, Wooster April 9th – OPENING DAY at…

Moving Alpacas Day

Alpaca Moving Day

There is nothing easy about moving.  When we moved to our last home, I said I would never do that again.  Never, say never.  Moving is a job!  Moving an…

Winner – Morel Mushrooms!

The winner of  The Magic Morel Treasury is  Morel Mushrooms … congratulations to Melissa Garden’s Shop! About the artist… “I am a commercial, editorial, and scientific illustrator. My strength lies…

The Magical Morel Etsy Treasury

The Magical Morel

  It is the season for hunting these Spring delicacies…the morel mushroom…and in Ohio there seems to be a plethora of them!  Be sure to read Into the Woods on…

This Old House

Moving Sale – Ridiculously Low Prices on Alpacas

Roll up the wallpaper, we’re moving, and tomorrow is our MOVING SALE!  What an undertaking this has been.  We made the huge decision to move our farm last Fall, spent…

Blessings Through Tears

A friend sent this to me…a song with so much encouragement…I just have to share! Blessings by Laura Story I have to admit that sometimes I wonder what it is…

Black & Brown Suri Alpaca Yarn

Fiber Arts Friday – NEW Mother-Daughter Suri Alpaca Yarn

It is Fiber Arts Friday, leave a comment and share what you’ve been working on this week!  I just listed this yarn in the Farm Store.  It is a fingering…

Hand-Crocheted Alpaca Hat Close-up

Fiber Arts Friday – A Dainty Little Alpaca Hat

Just finished crocheting this hat! It is a pattern I use frequently but still manage many different looks depending on the yarn I use. In this case I used some…

Winner – The Slugs Have It!

The winner of the Hope of Spring Treasury is the SLUGS Fleece Boot Liners ! And they have already sold!  Visit Those Alaskan Girls Etsy shop for more great SLUGS…

Hope of Spring

Such delight I felt when I saw robins in the back yard yesterday – surely Spring is just ahead! Enjoy this Treasury of lovely items from some very talented Etsy…

Single Ply Songbird Alpaca Yarn

Fiber Arts Friday – Alpaca and Bamboo Handspun Yarn

It started with some lovely handpainted bamboo rovings from Spinup Yarns on Etsy. I had never spun bamboo before and found it delightfully silky! I loved the colors that Andrea…

Winner – Holly Berry Fairy Maiden!

Congratulations to Nushkie Design,  the winner of my most recent Treasury called Life is Wonderful – Just Feel It!   Holly Berry Fairy Maiden Here is what the artist writes…

Life Is Wonderful - Just Feel It

Life is Wonderful – Just Feel It!

And so it is January, the end of one year and the beginning of a new one…  With it comes some reflection, thoughts of new years’ past, goals for the…

Will You Look At Him Now?

I love this picture, not sure why since you can’t see their sweet faces, something about mother and son walking side by side. Kilki and Hugo Mom’s name is Kilki,…