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Lettie and family on laundry day

Well, another Daybreak litter has arrived, Lettie’s second.  she had 5 boys and 3 girls, and all seem to be happy and thriving.  Gia brought mother and pups to my office for postpartum checkup yesterday, and all was well.   92 more words

Day Out: Toft Alpaca

Scarlett and I had a ‘girl’s day out’ on Easter Monday. We visited the Toft Alpaca farm in Dunchurch, Warwickshire for their open day. I love the Toft studio, their yarn is just glorious, I made a scarf from a silver Aran last year, and it was so lovely and warm and soft. 149 more words


Mae Vest, Oeuf $92.00

Mae Vest, Oeuf $92
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The ruffled sleeves give this practical vest a little extra feminine flair. It’s a perfect way to add an extra layer for warmth or for a little color contrast. 18 more words


Shearing Alpacas

I forgot my camera on Saturday when we went to shear my mother’s alpacas. Even if I had remembered, I don’t think I would have gotten any photos. 323 more words


Life on the Fold

Alpaca. Beautiful, silky, slippery, delicate and the one chosen to be my next adventure. I picked up a small bag of the fiber in black and decided to give it a whirl.     592 more words

The Sea-quel...

Spring has sprung so suddenly it’s hard to believe it was only a month ago, as the sun lavished golden riches upon us from a cloudless sky, that we set out for a second adventure to the sea.  585 more words

The Long Man

Rhubarb leaf and alum mordants, hot and cold processes

Way back in December I was thinking about hot and cold mordanting processes.  I decided on an experiment inspired by a post by Leena at… 452 more words

Natural Dyeing