An offshoot from too much fiber overflowing our garage and studio space after operating Golden Eagle Alpaca Ranch since 1991 in the Santa Cruz mountains, Laughing Coyote Fiber was created in 2011 to share an abundance of lovely, luscious, clean, ready to use mostly alpaca fiber with fiber artists everywhere.
Laughing Coyote's namesake came from a recurring visit by a sweet little sassy looking coyote, who was hanging around the meadow near our workspace. One day she seemed to look up at the house and smile while we were pondering ideas for our shop. Thus "Laughing Coyote Fiber" was born.
We are Laurie and Nicona, a mother and daughter team, inspired by Elizabeth Zimmerman, Judith MacKenzie McCuin, and “Anne,” who taught Laurie to spin 30 years ago. Little did she know how fiber would fill her life.
We blow, skirt, wash,…
- Joined November 12, 2011