The Annual Alpaca Futurity Conference is to be held at the NEC this year. We will have a stand on the theme of Teddy Bears. I have been spinning for teddies since the Christmas rush ended and my knitting sister has been furiously clacking the needles. I have been producing a range of jointed, felted bears along with felted mice flowers and even toadstools. If you are in the vicinity of the NEC on March 16th and 17th do call in and say hello.
The Open Day was an unqualified success, We had the alpacas penned on the lawn, champagne and nibbles in the studio and a chance to try your hand at felting and weaving. Alongside our Appleknit products we had stained glass Christmas stockings made by stained glass artist Gaye McLean and beautifully crafted wooden tea caddies by Phil Dodd and Jim Thorley.