Michigan Fiber Fest

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I went with friends to the Michigan Fiber Fest on Friday, and spent the weekend in Michigan at a lovely lake house.  Jane and I took a spinning class on Friday morning, Spinning the Colors of Shetland, which was not really worth the money.  No instruction, no history, just 9 of the colors, some of which were not well processed.  It did get me thinking about making this hat with my handspun using natural colors of Shetland.

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Taking a class on Friday morning got us moving early to the fair, looking at animals and shopping the market (goodies for tomorrow).

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Look at the puffs on these ears!!!

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Right down the street from the summer-house that we were staying at was an Alpaca ranch.  We spend a few minutes petting and feeding the mommas and babies in the maternity pen.  Love some of the hairdo’s!

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And the beach was lovely.  All the better with a good glass of red wine and knitting.

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