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About TxOLAN

The TxOLAN Alpaca Association is a regional affiliate of the national Alpaca Owners and Breeders Association (AOBA). TxOLAN is comprised of alpaca owners and other interested individuals from Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Arkansas and New Mexico.

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2019 TXOLAN Sweetheart Spectacular

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Texture Envy 2 Feb 2018

TXOLAN MEMBER SPONSOR EVENT

Once again, TXOLAN is working with a member ranch to sponsor an Education Event. 


This upcoming event will be held at LEGENDARY ALPACA RANCH in Maypearl, TX on Saturday and Sunday, February 17-18, 2018.  TXOLAN Voting Members will receive a $50 discount, Education members a $30 discount.


Contact Gina Glasscock directly for more information at her cell - (469) 834-5504


Saturday 17 February  8:30am


PART 1: textured spinning (Roo Kline, assisted by Amy Shelton)



Colour theory, carding, textured spinning with beehives and coils. Participants must already be comfortable with basic spinning and plying, and must bring their own wheel with a large orifice, as well as two bobbins and a lazy kate.


 



Sunday 18 February  8:30am


 PART 2: textured weaving on a rigid heddle loom (Amy Shelton, assisted by Roo Kline)




Warping and weaving on rigid heddle loom using the yarn spun the day before. Woven pieces will then be used to make an alpaca shaped decorative pillow to take home.