Cobble Hill to take in the 2014 Cowichan Fleece and Fibre Fair

Busy few days sourcing out new, local fibre. We drove from our Victoria home to Qualicum Bay area last week to visit Jenny at her Up A Creek Farm and get mohair she’d collected from her angora goats. It’s so nice to see happy, well-treated animals! Sharon’s been busy washing it and preparing it forContinue reading “Cobble Hill to take in the 2014 Cowichan Fleece and Fibre Fair”

Alpaca from Vancouver Island

Here’s Johnny! We visited Sheena in Qualicum Bay to watch her alpaca being sheared and buy all the alpaca fleece. The little¬†guys were so well behaved despite the drizzle and fuss getting their haircuts! Now the work begins as Sharon washes and cards all this fleece! Ready for Etsy soon!

Chaotic Fibres launching soon!

Finally, we are almost there with unfolding Chaotic Fibres to the artisan community! We could say this has been a half-century process since Sharon’s love and fascination for wool and other natural fibres, spinning, weaving, knitting and felting has evolved over this time, as has her involvement in creating and selling beautiful handmade articles withContinue reading “Chaotic Fibres launching soon!”

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