knitting

Power out!

Tuesday, November 21, 2017  Our local power company has told us to expect the power to be out from 9:00 am til 1:00 pm while they make some repairs today. So the cam will not be running during those hours. :(   I can always make a fire if it gets…
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Monday November 6, 2017

Monday November 6, 2017  We're seeing a bit of snowfall this morning and the frosted mountains look beautiful.  I know the cam is down this morning, but all parts are working here, so it must be an issue with the server in Wisconsin.  Let's hope it is resolved soon.   I've…
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Sunday November 5, 2017

Sunday November 5, 2017  Our knitting class was great fun and we're talking about having our next one probably some time in January. Stay tuned. So far, we've made a cowl, and fingerless mitts with one skein, so we're thinking a hat might be a nice addition to the line…
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Saturday November 4, 2017

Saturday November 4, 2017  If you hear the sound of knitting needles clicking, that'll be all of us at our learn to knit class here at the ranch today. 😀 Then after class we have a group of shoppers coming to shop for yarn in Yaya's Yarn Barn so it will…
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Thursday October 5, 2017

Thursday October 5, 2017  Well I published our next "learn to knit" class on the Blue Moon Ranch Facebook page and it sold out in hours! Perhaps there really are a lot of people who want to learn to knit? Or maybe they've heard that I serve my favorite pumpkin bread…
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Sunday October 1, 2017

Sunday October 1, 2017  It was a perfect Saturday with just enough time between our knitting class and our tour group to get the animals fed. I loved seeing people learn to knit and later Scarlett the alpaca ambassador was giving hugs freely to our afternoon visitors.  What more could…
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Saturday September 30, 2017

Saturday September 30, 2017  Our knitting class will be a lovely distraction for me today and then we have a private tour scheduled for this afternoon. No time for moping today at all. Feeding of dogs cats and alpacas will happen between events. Maybe I'll get some knitting done myself…
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Friday September 29, 2017

Friday September 29, 2017  Our knitting class is happening tomorrow, Please be here at 10:00 am so you can pick out your yarn and be present for the entire lesson. Bring $22 for the remainder of the class fee and a happy attitude! (credit or debit card is OK) Class…
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Thursday September 21, 2017

Thursday September 21, 2017  The new soaps are all cured and ready to sell, so today I'll be labelling and wrapping them.  We have a new scent this year that is classic vanilla and it smells divine.  The soap has cured into a dark brown which is what will happen…
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Tuesday September 19, 2017

Tuesday September 19, 2017  Puppy Belle is 4 months old today and going in for her first grooming appointment. Photos to come.  Meanwhile back at the ranch, last minute preparations continue in anticipation of the weekend.  But we'll be ready by Saturday, never fear. :)  The knitting class we've scheduled for…
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Wednesday September 6, 2017

Wednesday September 6, 2017  That moon! The skies! Fires are burning all around us in the western US and the skies are a reflection of what's happening.  The moon was orange red as it came up over the mountain last night. I wish I could've taken a photo, but I…
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Sunday September 3, 2017

Sunday September 3, 2017  We have more visitors coming today and I've decided tomorrow we'll be closed to enjoy some time with family. Everybody need a day off once in a while, no? :)  Today will be another hot day so I hope we can get most of the outside…
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Friday September 1, 2017

Friday September 1, 2017 Yay! It's September! Cooler days and even cooler nights, trees changing colors, and gorgeous alpaca yarns coming back from the mill. The yarn we got back yesterday is simply amazing. I'll get some photos in the daylight and share them tomorrow.  I do have a busy…
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Tuesday August 22, 2017

Tuesday August 22, 2017   How did the animals act during the eclipse?  Pretty much like any other day.  It did get dark-ish, it definitely cooled down but it was life as usual on the farm. I was able to see it from time to time with my special glasses…
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