Friday, April 22, 2022
One of my knitting group friends recently suggested that I do an alpaca display at our local Eagle Point Library. They have a beautiful 6' x 9' display case. Never wanting to miss an opportunity to promote the wonderful alpacas, of course, I said yes. I was very pleased with the way it turned out and it was up for a month.
A few weeks ago, the Library Manager, Lewis Maurer, gave a presentation to the Eagle Point Women's Club about all the services the library provides to the public.<...
Friday, January 7, 2022
As a member of Harvest Hosts, Karen visited the ranch last year to spend the night in her RV and - being a knitter - had to purchase some alpaca yarn. Here are her beautiful creations.
Tuesday, January 4, 2022
So far this winter, we've had more snow than ever! While it's very beautiful looking outside the window, it's a tad more work in the alpaca shelters. The alpacas like the snow during the day, but prefer to sleep in the shelter at night. So you probably can imagine the mess we find in the morning! But we call that work exercise!
Here is the completed beret from your gorgeous alpaca/bamboo yarn. It has been finished for days, but I've been waiting for my daughter Anna to have time to put it on to model it for you. It is SO light and warm and I have ALMOST enough yarn left for another one. I can certainly make a baby hat out of what is left. I don't wait to waste an inch of it.
I made a couple of changes to the pattern you gave me. I added two stitches to the garter stitch border fo...
Sunday, June 1, 2014
Ok - every visitor loves the alpacas, especially Kimaree, but then - if they are lucky - there's Mr. Toad. Thanks to the Creepy Crawlies column in the Upper Rogue Independent, we learned last July that Mr. Toad and his girl friends (they are smaller so we are making an assumption here..) belong to the " Western toad, an amphibian who much prefers land to water. No matter their color (gray to reddish brown to yellow or green) they have a white stripe down their back."