turtleruncrafts

Llama fiber, yarn, roving, crafts, vintage occasionally

Clermont, Florida · 81 Sales

turtleruncrafts

Llama fiber, yarn, roving, crafts, vintage occasionally

Clermont, Florida 81 Sales On Etsy since 2006

5 out of 5 stars
(40)
Charlene Peck Braun

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Charlene Peck Braun

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5 out of 5 stars
(40)
liesl6

liesl6 on Aug 16, 2016

5 out of 5 stars
liesl6

liesl6 on Aug 16, 2016

5 out of 5 stars
Sonya Knoll

Sonya Knoll on Jan 16, 2015

5 out of 5 stars

This yarn is beautiful! Thanks for fast shipping!

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About

Small llama farm owner processes llama fiber and turns it into beautiful yarn

My late husband and I were looking for animals to raise on our property, went to a llama show and were hooked. I have always done a variety of crafts, so the transition to owning fiber animals was natural. I made a Navajo CD spindle and started spinning dog hair while waiting for the llamas to arrive.

I process llama fiber manually. After shearing the llamas, I sort and pick through the fiber and blow the debris out. I comb the fiber to get any remaining vegetable matter or stuff out and rigorously remove any coarse guard hair, unless I'm making rug yarn. Then I blend the llama fiber with sheep wool or other fibers into a batt on my drum carder, and spin it into yarn using a spinning wheel.

This is definitely low-tech, time-consuming but very satisfying work.

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  • Charlene Peck Braun

    Owner, Maker

    I am a maker, always have been. From fiber and sewing to recycled items to home and farm improvements, I enjoy making useful things.

Shop policies

Last updated on October 26, 2016
Welcome to my craft extension of Turtle Run Llama Farm!

Although the main focus of my shop is llama fiber-related, I have been making and collecting all kinds of things for many years. So there is a variety of craft items, supplies, and vintage in the shop.

My home is smoke-free but I do have dogs and cats. If you have allergy issues, please contact me before you purchase.

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  • Accepts Etsy gift cards
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Payment
Payment may be made with a USPS money order or personal check, or through PayPal. Even if you don't have a PayPal account, you can still pay through them using your credit card.

Note that items paid by personal check or money order will not ship until the funds have cleared.
Shipping
Your order will ship in 1-2 business days, once payment has been received. Shipping is by US Postal Service.

Fiber and soft goods will be shipped in an envelope whenever possible because it's less expensive.
Refunds and Exchanges
Returns are accepted within 30 days after the item is delivered with full refund as long as item is in the same condition as when sold. You, the Buyer, will pay for return shipping.
Additional policies and FAQs
I recycle packaging whenever possible. If you prefer not to have recycled packaging, just let me know.