Brett Kaysen Lectures on assessments & Oral reasoning

  • Posted: February 15, 2012  by ingrid77   -  
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Attending one of Brett Kaysens Lectures was fascinating, he held our full attention the whole day on his Assessment of the alpaca and oral reasoning’s for Judges use in the show ring.

How The Spinning Wheel Works

  • Posted: January 11, 2012  by ingrid77   -  
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The spindle and the drive wheel are rotated by a drive band. The spindle whorl is either on the flyer or attached to the spindle. It has 2-3 different pulley sizes which controls the speed of the flyer. The flyer has a row of hooks on one or both sides of

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How to Do Needle Felting With Wool & Alpaca Fleece

  • Posted: January 11, 2012  by ingrid77   -  
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Things you will need Wool or Alpaca fleece, Second fabric, Needle felting brush or foam block, Needle felting tool.

How to spin using a simple drop spindle

  • Posted: January 11, 2012  by ingrid77   -  
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If you enjoy knitting or crocheting, you may also be curious about spinning. The art of spinning allows you to take wool or other fibre and turn it into yarn. In doing so, you can create your own yarn creations combining your favourite weights, textures and colours. Learning to spin