Merry Christmas Gift for You from Chaotic Fibres

It’s time for our final 2015 Christmas Stocking Stuffer from Chaotic Fibres! Treat yourself to a 25% discount on our Wensleydale Noil as well as both our undyed Tussah and Mulberry Silk Noil until December 31st. Felters and spinners will love using these carded sheets to add character and special texture. Noil is the collected, short, woolContinue reading “Merry Christmas Gift for You from Chaotic Fibres”

Farm to Fleece. Getting Fleeced in Metchosin!

We braved the damp chill of the early morning to head to Parry Bay Farm in Metchosin at 7am this morning to choose fleece. About 100 of John and Lorraine’s sheep were being sheared today, just ahead of lambing season. Peter is the local shearer, and he does an amazing job both with handling theContinue reading “Farm to Fleece. Getting Fleeced in Metchosin!”

Alpaca farm on Vancouver Island

We visited Yellow Point Alpacas recently during a studio tour for the Cedar and Yellow Point area, an hour and a half north of Victoria. Lenie and Peter have been raising alpacas for years and they really love and care for their herd of 21. Their alpacas look amazing! Lenie told us of the greatContinue reading “Alpaca farm on Vancouver Island”

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