Helpful Links and Resources

Appellation Mountain Links

Need a place to stay in the mountains while attending the class?

Paradise Hills Resort, Winery and Spa Resort, click here to make reservations. (Will give you a 10% discount if you are taking a class – use promo code Lasso to receive the discount)
Suches Vacation Rentals (Dozens of cabin rental options, plus tree houses! click here to make reservations.
2s Company Cabins, almost walking distance from the farm, click here.
bove the Rest Luxury Cabins, click here
Kilin Tyme Cabins (minimum 2 night stay), click here
Mountain Paws Cabin Rentals, click here
Cobb Creek Cabins (minimum 2 night stay – Muphy, NC about 30 minutes from us on an alpaca farm, but could be good if you are traveling from midwest – ie, Ohio, Ky, or even the Knoxville area), click here
Trackrock Stables & Campground –  RV site and horse back riding, click here
Chauncy Hill Bed and Breakfast, in Hiawassee, GA (20 minutes) Possible shuttle service, click here
Brasstown Valley Resort & Spa, restaurant on site, golf course, Possible shuttle, click here.
Coperhead Lodge,  Cabin rentals – restaurant on site, click hereck here
Hayesville, NC Area, gorgeous VRBO mountain home with all the amenities. Great spot for a group of friends taking a class at LMA:

“Visit Lasso the Moon Alpaca Farm/Lardworks Studio’s listing on Inspirock” – Click here


The Blairsville Chamber of Commerce
Georgia Agritourism
BrassTown Resort, Golf Course
Appalachian Trail, Hiking in North Georgia
Trackrock Campground & Horse Back Riding
The Blairsville Farmers Market

Fiber Art Supplies
Felting Needles
Corriedale Sliver
Needle Felting Kits

Felting Tutorials
Needle Felting a Festive Pumpkin Tutorial
Needle Felting Tools & Fibers (plus felting techniques)
Needle Felting a Pumpkin with a Face Tutorial
Glass Bead Tutorials
Lampwork Glass Flower Pin Tutorial

Alpaca Husbandry Books and Resourses
Llama Alpaca Field Manuals
C. Norman Evans, DVM

Llama and Alpaca Neonatal Care
Bradford B. Smith, DVM, Ph.D.
Karen I. Trimm, DVM, Ph.D.
Patrick O. Lonf, DVM

Caring for Llamas and Alpacas: A Health and Management Guide
Clare Hoffman, DVM
Ingrid Asinus

Reference for Fecal Floats:

Veterinary Parasitology: reference Manual-5th edition
William J. Foreyt

Barn Building & Fencing:

Practical Pole Building Construction: With Plans for Barns, Cabins & Outbuildings
Leigh Seddon

Building a Multiuse Barn
John D. Wagner

Monte Burch’s Pole Building Projects
Monte Burch

Fences for Pasture & Garden
Fail Damerow

Understanding Textiles, 6th edition
Billie Collier and Phyllis G. Tortora

Fiber Facts
Bette Hochberg

Introductory to Textile Science, 5th edition
Marjory L. Joseph

The Spinners Companion
Bobbie Irwin

The Big Gook of Handspinning
Alden Amos

The Spinners Encyclopedia
Enid Anderson

The Weaving, Spinning & Dyeing Book
Elsie G. Davenport

The Weaving, Spinning & Dyeing Book
Rachel Brown

Weaving You Can Wear
Jean Wilson with Jan Burhen

Weaving: A Handbook of the Fiber Arts
Shirley E. Held

Fundamentals of Felt making
Patricia Spark

Felt making: Fabulous Wearables, Jewelry & Home Accents
Chad Alice Hagen

The Felting Needle, From Factory to Fantasy
Ayala Talpai

Needle Felting Art Techniques and Projects
Anne Einset Vickery

How to Knit
Debbie Bliss

A Passion for Knitting: Step by Step Guide to Techniques, patterns and essential resources for becoming a part of the world of knitting
Nancy Thomas

Knitters Handbook: The Principles and techniques of handknitting
Montse Stanley

Crocheting for Fun & Profit
Darla Sims

Alpaca Magazine

Shuttle, Spindle, and Dyepot
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