alpaca yarn

A magical place

Wednesday April 19, 2017  A dusting of snow greeted us this morning and all our fully fleeced pacas are pleased. More snow is in the forecast for next week, so we'll keep out shovels out just in case they're right. I hope to spend some time inside Yaya's Yarn Barn…
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Snowy Monday

Monday, February 27, 2017 We're currently being slammed with yet another snow storm. It's really piling up out there and is expected to continue most of the day today. I'd like to turn on the outside cam for you but it stopped working and I think I saw some damaged wires, so I've ordered a replacement cable…
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We’re open today!

Saturday, February 11, 2017  It's Mid-Winter open barn day! We did get a few inches of fresh snow overnight, and everything looks beautiful. We'll do our best to clear paths for people, but please wear boots if you plan to walk to see the animals. The snowplow has already been down our road and…
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Thank you!

Saturday, February 4, 2017  A big thank you to everyone who placed orders in the online store yesterday! We also had good sales in right here at the ranch inside Yaya's Yarn Barn. Thank you! The shipping department will be in full swing today as I try to get all items packaged and ready…
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February 3, 2017

Friday, February 3, 2017  The forecast is for more snow today. As long as it's measured in inches and not feet, we can handle it. I'm adding many of my new soaps to the online store today, many hats and yarns are all ready to ship. If you have any feedback on the new…
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Small Business Saturday!

Saturday, November 26, 2016  It's Small Business Saturday today! There are small businesses open and hoping you'll stop in and see them all over the USA today. Maybe you could find one and give them a little support? And if you happen to live in northern Utah, consider stopping in here!  We are probably one of…
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Thank you, thank you!

Monday, September 26, 2016  If you've followed my posts for a while you know by now I LOVE Mondays, And today is probably my favorite Monday of all! There is no such thing as a real "day off" when you are in farming, whether crops or animals, but the pace will definitely slow down…
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Almost the weekend!

Friday, September 23, 2016  It looks like the rain has caused some issue with the cam, I'll try to get that working again today. Last minute stuff will keep me busy today but I'm feeling excited to share this place with all our friends and new visitors this weekend. More rain for today but the forecast for the…
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New fibery goodness

Thursday, September 15, 2016  Whooo hooo! We got more yarn and roving back last night and I'll be busy for the next few days labeling all of the new goodies for next weekend. Spinderella's in Salt Lake City does such a fabulous job with our fibers. If you're a spinner and love to spin the good stuff,…
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They all fit!

Wednesday, September 14, 2016   Well, we had some serious weather come through here yesterday. Wind and rain kept the alpacas, dogs and cats all huddled together in the barn for a while. It's nice to know they can all fit in there! A practice run for winter is how I like to think…
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Scarlett and the knitters

Friday, September 9, 2016  The knitters came, they shopped, and then they knit surrounded by alpacas! The weather was perfect and I think they all had a good time. While this beautiful weather continues here, I plan to get a few more fleeces ready to send to the mill.   Sitting under my…
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September 8, 2016

Thursday, September 8, 2016 Today we're having a group of knitters come for a visit. I think they'll find plenty here to enjoy in addition to all the yarn. We'll have Scarlett the PR alpaca show them around. ;) Temps in the 70's today will be just perfect. I've been working…
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A chill in the air :)

Thursday, August 25, 2016  Well, we watched Mercedes baby kicking yesterday and posted an eviction notice. We shall see. ;)   It's a bit chilly today (34° as I type) but we have little baby coats ready if he/she arrives today and doesn't get warmed enough by the sun. These lovely chilly days make me want to…
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