Category Archives: Fiber Facts

I Knit, Therefore I Am

I am a lifelong crocheter and recently tried knitting. Again. There were several starts and stops over the years. My mother tried to teach me as a child. God love her, but, I didn’t catch on. Our lessons ended in tears. A dear colleague handed me a ball of yarn and some needles with 20 […]

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Shearing Day 2012

Atlas undergoes his shearing

Andersons Alpacas teamed up with our farming partners, James and Lisa Deardon, for the annual chore/event of shearing the alpacas. We had 15 animals on site to be shorn. We employed the services of Darrin and Andrew, the shearing team from New Zealand. ┬áThese fellows are expert at their craft! They handle the animals gently. […]

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