Fun with Wool Painting!

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If you’ve never needle felted before, this is a super fun and easy project! You use your felting needle to poke in fiber right into a wool canvas. You can paint a bear face and create flowers as shown in … Continued

Hand Shearing a Suri Alpaca

This year (2015) we decided to try something different. We’ve shorn our alpacas the usual way- stretched out on the ground or on a table with electric shearers in the past years. It’s been relatively calm when we’ve done it … Continued

How to Needle Felt a Bunny

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This is a fun needle felting project anyone can learn to do! You will need: Core fiber/wool Suri alpaca roving in fawn (or any color you want your bunny), black, and pink (optional color for nose and ribbon) Felting foam … Continued

How to Needle Felt a Lady Bug

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This is a fun and easy needle felting project for beginners. You will need: Core wool Suri alpaca roving in red, fawn, and black Felting foam Felting needle Our lady bug kit has everything you need in one package, but … Continued

How to Felt a Cowboy Hat with Suri Alpaca Fiber

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Suri alpaca fiber makes gorgeous felted hats. Suri fiber can be a bit tricky to felt as it is very slippery. For the best chance of success, I highly recommend using roving with at least 10% merino wool. Always patch … Continued