Come Join Us At These Upcoming Events/Classes!
August 8-13, 2023
Alpaca Show Sunday (August 14) at 9 am!
ALSA Fleece show has been added, Judging on Saturday
Interested in showing your alpacas at the fair? Contact Alpaca Pines at AlpacaPines@yahoo.com or use the contact form. This is an Open show, all states are welcome to participate.
Alpaca Pines Farm and Fiber Mill is happy to announce PRIVATE lessons with LuLu. She is The Sip-n-Spin's Tipsy Spinster, a fiber artist with her own youtube channel. She has joined us to assist those that need help developing or fine tuning spinning skills using a spinning wheel or spindles. Call to reserve a time.
Costs range from $40 per hour for private lessons to $20 per hour for a small group lesson.
The Sip-n-Spin Facebook page and You Tube Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9P5G68Bg0dp6LVIEBCA9zw
September 17th, 2023 from 10 am to 5 pm
Come visit the farm for the annual Boone County Farm Stroll!
September 23 - 24 2023 from 10 am to 5 pm
Visit us this weekend and enjoy visiting the alpacas, the sheep & shopping small!
December 9th & 10th 2023 at the Farm
Visit the alpacas, shop for great alpaca gifts, kids can make a craft, Santa will be available to visit with too!!
Design a felted rug
Cost is $125.00
Call for available dates, the rug will take 2 visits to the mill to complete. All materials are provided. A solid felted sheet will be made for the backing, core spun rug yarn will be used for the top of the rug. Natural colors are offered. Specific dyed colors will be extra. This project crates a one of a kind gift or a lovely addition to your home.
Call the Mill to set up a time and date 815-292-3222
Felted Scarf Class - October 21
Interested in felting? This class is perfect for beginners as well as seasoned felters. You will be guided through the entire project. Participants will learn how to transform Alpaca and Wool fibers into an artful scarf using the wet felting technique. The skills learned in this class can be applied to future classes and projects.
All materials are provided. Suggested age is 10 and up
Class is Saturday October 21 from 3pm to 5pm ish.
Get registered today
PACA Tent Ladies Fiber Event
PACA your tent & join the fun! Leave the kids and significant others at home.This private event is for ladies over the age of 18. Enjoy Three Fiber Art Felting Classes, Food and Fellowship.
All supplies for the felting classes are included.
Check in is between 7am and 10 am Saturday. All Participants must sign a waiver at check in.
Lunch and dinner is provided Saturday, Sunday a light Brekfast.
Participants must bring their own tents and camping gear.
* Check in & tent set up 7am to 10am
* 11am - 1230 Wet & needle felting soap class
*1 -2 lunch Sandwiches, choice of veggie, or ham & cheese, pickle, chips & water
*230 - 430 needle /wet felting a floral scene picture 8x8
*5pm pizza dinner
*6pm to 7pm wet felting a re-cycled glass vessel.
*8pm smores & let it go ceremony/bon fire
9am Breathe & Stretch class
*10am light Brekfast
*11am good byes
Extra!! Stay for an instructional dye class, for $25 you will get a 200yd skein of Alpaca yarn, choose 2 colors & create a custom dyed skein to take home.
Extra!! Stay for a smorgsaborg of fiber, create your own fluffy goodness to take home to spin, felt etc. A fun selection of fiber, glitz, locks and lots of color! 4oz $25
You can choose both or one!
this add on is from 1pm to 5pm.
Time slots must be reserved.
2 hours for dying time allotment
30 min for smorgasbord
** all are welcome to bring your WIPS & wheels, spindles etc.
**restroom is availiable, sorry no showers.
** in case of inclement weather we will stay in the barn & or the mill