The 2010 Washington Co. Fiber Tour
will be held on
April 24 & 25 from 10am to 4pm
Washington County Fiber Tour
will enjoy many unique
experiences on each farm so try to visit
them all! Try your hand at some old time spinning and
weaving. Fiber dyeing in traditional and
modern techniques with different mediums will be demonstrated.
Talk with the crafters and see how the human hand makes each item
unique and a treasure to own. Come
out and see the new baby lambs playing in the green grassy
sugar houses, crafts, gift shops, and friendly animals
corner. There is so much to see and do we can't possibly list it all,
you will just have to spend the day relaxing and enjoying
the farm with us!
Sunset Ridge Alpacas
RELAXED AND INFORMATIVE
A unique experience awaits you on our farm! You
will be able to see how raw
alpaca fleece is transformed into beautiful garments from start to
You will also be
able to try your hand at traditional fiber arts like drop spindle,
spinning, wet felting, needle felting, and weaving.
Have all of your
questions about alpacas
answered. If you are serious about alpaca ownership, make an
appointment to come back to get
some hands on experience with the animals.
Watch as the animals are trained to maneuver the obstacle
course, then cheer them on to the finish line.
I hope your favorite alpaca and handler win!
Bring your camera and you can
get your picture taken with these beautiful animals!
Finish off your trip with a visit to our gift shop featuring a wide
selection of fine alpaca garments as well as hand made specialty items
and stuffed animals.
TAKE A BREAK
Lite refreshments will be available in the picnic area.
Come out to enjoy the fresh spring air and get your
hands on an alpaca!!
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
10am & 2pm - Seminar - Benefits of Alpaca Ownership
11am & 3pm - Obstacle Course Demonstration
10am & 12pm - Drop Spindle & Spinning
1pm to 2pm - Wet Felting Instruction
2pm to 3pm - Needle Felting Instruction
**Childrens crafts go on all day
If you would like more information or have questions about what is
farm please email us and we would be happy to respond!!
Sunset Ridge Alpacas is #13
For 2010 current participating farms go to