juaquetta holcomb's Profile
Check out my new handspun yarns from wool and alpaca grown here in the Pacific North West, spun by me on my Louet wheel into thick, next to skin soft, rustic yarns.
I have been knitting and enjoying fiber arts my entire life. I grew up in Iowa, graduated Iowa State University with a BS in Home Economics, providing me a good foundation for my business adventures. In the early 1990's I learned to hand spin yarn. I have been selling these yarns since at local art festivals, Farmers market, my website GardenPartyFibers.com and now my etsy shop.
The wool and mohair I buy is from locally grown sheep, alpaca and angora goats. For many of these yarns I have met the sheep and or shepherdess. Often the name of the sheep is what I use for the name of the yarn. I wash, dye, card and spin these fibers into one of kind rustic yarns. Seeing the true colors of the fleece come out as I…
- Born on December 9
- Joined December 16, 2009