We love to show you how some of our customers are using alpaca fiber from Snowshoe Farm to create beautiful garments, accessories and home decor. Sky Like Snow, based in Bellows Falls, Vermont, produces one-of-a-kind artisan hats. The alpaca and wool fibers for the yarn are sourced from local farms. The yarn is hand dyed using natural dyes from plants and fungi that are farmed and ethically foraged by the artist. The unique double-sided hats are hand made on a … Read More
Yes, Snowshoe Farm sells alpacas, but we also offer a variety of products made from our alpaca fiber in our online farm store. In the spirit of the season, we are offering – for a limited time – free shipping to our customers (sorry – only in the USA). Use coupon code SHIPFREE-USA. Here’s what you’ll find in our online store: Alpaca yarn Alpaca roving Knitting needles & crochet hooks (20% off) Alpaca felting fiber (20% off) Beads Dyes Alpaca rugs … Read More
Snowshoe Farm will be selling our alpaca yarn and roving at two events in August. Tomorrow, August 9, we will be at the Summer Buy Local Market at the State House in Montpelier, VT. The market hours are 3 to 6:30pm. The weather forecast looks great, so come out and join in the fun. On Saturday, August 19, we will be at the craft fair at the Peacham Acoustic Music Festival. This two-day event takes over our small village each … Read More
Yes, we do have some options for local and sustainably created clothing. We recently had the pleasure of meeting Hannah Regier, a Vermont-based fiber artist. Hannah produces knit hats fashioned from Vermont wool and alpaca fibers, hand-dyed with farmed and foraged plants and knit on a vintage knitting machine. We’re please to have our alpaca fiber included in this excellent example of local, ethical fashion. You can read more about Hannah’s creative process and purchase her hats on her website, … Read More
Use coupon code FREE-SHIP to get free shipping to all US addresses through May 8. We’re expecting more yarn to arrive from the mill soon and our dye pots will be busy. And we just finished shearing, so we have a lot more of our beautiful alpaca fiber to send to the mill. This is a great incentive for us to offer you a chance to save a little when you purchase our Vermont-grown, farm-dyed alpaca yarns. Don’t forget we … Read More
Use the coupon code SHIPFREE to get free shipping from Snowshoe Farm Alpacas through the end of February. We offer alpaca and alpaca blend yarns, roving, felting fiber, beads, patterns, needles & hooks and dyes. All alpaca fiber is from our Vermont farm. Yarn and felting fiber are available in natural and hand dyed colors.
Snowshoe Farm is offering free shipping on all products from our online yarn shop through December 31. Use coupon code SHIPFREE. VermontAlpacaYarn.com lists alpaca yarn, roving and felting fiber as well as dyes, needles & hooks and free patterns. All alpaca fiber used in our products is grown on our Vermont farm. We do our own shearing every spring, then carefully skirt and grade each fleece. We send only the very best quality fiber to Sallie’s Fen Fiber Mill to be spun into … Read More
This is a busy time of year for Snowshoe Farm! October is when many people start knitting for the season, especially if they’re making holiday gifts. We have a series events on October weekends which started with the Vermont Sheep & Wool Festival. What a great weekend we had! Next weekend, we will be at Burketoberfest at Burke Mountain on Sunday afternoon. Come on up and enjoy the spectacular fall foliage and check out the new lodge and some very talented … Read More
Snowshoe Farm will be participating in the Summer Buy Local Market on the Vermont State House lawn on Wed, Aug 10. We’ll have a great selection of alpaca and alpaca blend yarns for sale in both natural and hand dyed colors. We’ll also have washed & picked alpaca felting fiber in various natural and dyed colors. Hope to see you there!
I spend a lot of my knitting time working with fingering weight yarn. Socks are one of my favorite items to knit and I also love fingering for shawls and scarves. Snowshoe Farm produces a lot of fingering weight yarn in 100% alpaca as well as in a number of blends. We’ve only been making worsted weight yarn for two or three years. Personally, I feel worsted weight is too big for 100% alpaca, so our worsted is 50% alpaca/50% … Read More