Bit shocking this programme, but the reason I’m mentioning it here is because of acrylic fibres being made of plastic. The programme showed how these fibres shed and are launched into the air we breathe and that there isn’t any … Read More
I’ve just finished sewing up a cardigan for Caroline in Stockbridge and she’s delighted with it and said:
“You’ve done a lovely job, it’s so neat!
This cost £35.00 + postage
The alpacas have been sheared and for the first time, I’ve decided to hand prepare the fleece. The reason is that I want this batch to be woollen spun into our Medium yarn and Paul at Halifax Spinning needs washed … Read More
Here are the dates for the next few months, either book online or email email@example.com to be put on the register:
20th July 2019
10th August 2019
14th September 2019
5th October 2019
16th November 2019
7th December 2019
Tracy and the alpacas are looking forward to … Read More
Just finished making this one for a customer order, I’ve changed the neck and the pattern will reflect that. Really like this:
Had a hectic week last week, with a workshop, event, shearing and a photoshoot for my latest creation, which I think I’m calling Milo.
I don’t mean to brag, but I’m really proud of this jumper!
Roger King took the photographs and … Read More
Yes it’s that time of year again when the ‘fluffies’ become ‘baldies’ and I start to grade my annual harvest of fibre. I’m really impressed by how fine many of my animals are, even though older.
The first fleece of … Read More
We all need a cold drink on a hot day and the alpacas are no exception, it’s just that Lorelle and Miko want to drink directly from the hose – see what I mean here:
As you know, I love seeing your hand knits and this is the latest selection:
The Monroe jumper made using Tracy’s Yarn colour Storm
Suzanne wanted to make a bed jacket for her sister in law and we adapted the Olivia Coat … Read More
I am often asked if you can machine wash alpaca knitwear; the answer is of course you can, but you might not want to. The pictures below are of the Olivia Coat, one needs to be hand washed (as I’ve … Read More
Maybe it’s a sign of our times, but when I was emailed about this I thought it was a scam or a ‘vanity award’, but the company assures me it’s legitimate. Apparently, data is gathered from a variety of online … Read More