Willowbrook Chronicles

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Willowbrook Chronicles 2017-12-29T20:48:43+00:00

A Chronicle of the Alpaca Life and More!

Alpacas at Willowbrook Farm is passionate about alpacas, the lovely fiber they produce and the lifestyle raising them affords. Here we share information about our life with alpacas, alpaca fiber, fiber arts, and the fiber artists themselves.

Shetland Wool Week 2018 – Classes

November 27th, 2018|Comments Off on Shetland Wool Week 2018 – Classes

One of the main purposes of Shetland Wool Week is to provide classes - knitting, spinning, weaving. Knitting in particular, isĀ  part of the life blood of Shetland. Most of the women of Shetland are [...]

Shetland Wool Week 2018 – Lerwick

November 6th, 2018|Comments Off on Shetland Wool Week 2018 – Lerwick

Lerwick The views from the guest house were beautiful. Some mornings it was sunny and the North Sea was calm. On other days it was rainy and blowing a gale but being able to see [...]

Shetland Wool Week 2018 – the journey

October 29th, 2018|Comments Off on Shetland Wool Week 2018 – the journey

Knitters, especially Fair Isle knitters, will know what Shetland Wool Week is. For those that don't, it is a celebration of Shetland knitting and textiles, Shetland sheep and rural farming. There are classes, lectures, organized [...]

A New Alpaca Cria on the Farm

May 22nd, 2018|Comments Off on A New Alpaca Cria on the Farm

After 355 days, our spring cria decided to make an appearance! His dam, Oh My Oh My, (aka Pea) was a first time mom so we were watching her closely. Finally the day came [...]

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