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Yearly Archives: 2018

Modern Technology Pas de Deux

Written on November 15, 2018 at 10:15 am, by

Ahhhhh! Green padlock? Done.  Stop the Hacker? Done.  So why oh why oh why has my email been hacked/cloned/used sending virus laden attachments?
Well apparently it’s spoofing – what a lovely word for the horrible bunch of people doing it.  I … Read More

Successful Photo Shoot

Written on November 13, 2018 at 12:39 pm, by

Really pleased with my new Fake Fur Gilet.  For the first time, I did all the tension squares, then worked out the sizes and designed it all in excel (a spreadsheet programme).  It was only after this was done, did … Read More

Future TV film crews learn on farm

Written on November 13, 2018 at 11:31 am, by

This summer I was contacted by Louise at Cambridge TV School asking if I would be interested in having a film crew here.  Being an educational establishment, tutors would supervise the students (who are all adults) and it would be … Read More

New Yarn

Written on October 29, 2018 at 11:49 am, by

I’m so proud of this yarn, seriously, this is the best thing I’ve ever felt!  ‘Next to the skin’ softness and oh so warm.  My very limited edition yarn is all made from the fibre of my herd with black fibre … Read More

The Shadow Diaries

Written on October 27, 2018 at 4:03 pm, by

I was born; well here ends the similarity to Black Beauty’s biography.  I’m a dark brown, baby alpaca who was rejected by my mother at birth and she never really got used to having me in the same space as … Read More

Don’t you just LOVE modern technology?

Written on August 2, 2018 at 9:54 am, by

Well after an action packed, stressful period, I now have the green padlock on my website and all transactions are secure; this long winded and extremely boring saga stopped the shop side of the website from working – you know … Read More

New Design, the Monroe Jumper

Written on February 14, 2018 at 2:01 pm, by

We had a lovely crisp February morning when Jenny (model) and Roger (Photographer) helped Tracy create the images of her new pattern, the Monroe Jumper.  Launched today, we hope you enjoy the many moods for the Monroe Jumper!  Kit and pattern now … Read More

Meet Harry

Written on January 18, 2018 at 3:27 pm, by

Sue was delighted with her Christmas present from me.  I took some photos of her King Charles Cavalier Spaniel called Harry and knitted his image onto a scarf.  I was particularly pleased with the facial shaping which was all done … Read More

Knitting Workshop Saturday 8th December 2018

Written on January 18, 2018 at 2:43 pm, by

– Don’t mention the ‘C’ word, then again ‘gift’ is an okay substitute, making things for other people is always good for the soul! Weatherwise, hmm, 10th December 2017 we had snow!
You can buy one of our knits on the … Read More

Knitting Workshop Saturday 10th November 2018

Written on January 18, 2018 at 2:40 pm, by

– a cold and crisp temperature and a backdrop of autumn colours, fluffy cria with proud mothers, delicious hot food and warmth in everything on the day.
You can buy one of our knits on the day or if you’ve already … Read More

Knitting Workshop Saturday 20th October 2018

Written on January 18, 2018 at 2:37 pm, by

– the trees with their autumnal colours, the alpacas getting fluffier, the babies playing all day and delicious warming foods from our fresh produce harvest; this is stuff to excite all your senses.
You can buy one of our knits on … Read More

Knitting Workshop Saturday 22nd September 2018

Written on January 18, 2018 at 2:34 pm, by

– cute cria, hopefully all successfully born by now, will be either really curious to meet you or they’ll be shyly hiding behind their mothers; they do like to play though and will probably sniff your hands before running away.  … Read More