The Vine Bolero in the making

The Vine Bolero in the making

Advanced Crochet The Vine Bolero in the making The nature of vines influenced in the design and pattern. Also using suri alpaca yarn in the vine and the fine Huacaya yarn as the filler background. The eye tries to following the pattern line but as with vines gets lost...
Spinning your own Yarn

Spinning your own Yarn

Spinning your own Yarn is one of the most magical journeys you can make. Imagine spinning the finest thread measuring over a kilometer in a 100 gram ball, usually taking a week or more complete. Spinning your own Yarn with chunky yarns gives a wonderful texture and...
Alpaca Bling

Alpaca Bling

A Gorgeous way to wear Alpaca Fibre   Alpaca Bling Brooch Ideal Uses: Decorative Brooch Hat Embellishment Scarf Pin Scarf Embellishment Garment Embellishment Handbag Embellishment Hair Accessory Attach to a Necklace Hold Cowl in folded position Dragonfly Flower...
Naturally Coloured Animal Fleece

Naturally Coloured Animal Fleece

Naturally coloured animal fleece should be subjected to as much if not more selection scrutiny as with any white fleece. When buying naturally coloured animal fleece. It is important to keep in mind, naturally coloured fleece can have all the same faults as the...
What is Carding Yarn

What is Carding Yarn

Carding is another step towards consistency in your yarn Like everything there are many ways to do something and I have felt there are no wrong ways, only the way that works for you. But to find this you need to learn at least the basic principles such as; how much...
What is the luster of a fleece

What is the luster of a fleece

The luster of a fleece The luster of a fleece is something sort after by spinners. The luster is when the fleece has an obvious luminous light refraction, in other words the fleece appears to glow. It is highly valued by experienced specialty spinners although not a...