Northern California Angora Guild

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Creating Red/Pink/White Art Yarn

A couple of weeks ago, we showed how to dye red wool, see
This is a close up of the dried red wool shown in the above photo.
Using a slightly different color combination, here are some dried coral red wool....

... and some pink wool.

Putting together the red, coral red, pink and natural white Angora wool, with a lot of spinning, here are the art yarn with different shades of red and white.


Friday, June 16, 2017

Jill and Amanda Evaluate French Angora Bunnies

Amanda is having fun with her first French Angora Leda.

She grooms Leda religiously.

Now Amanda has the chance to acquire another French Angora baby girl.

She checks out the juniors, chocolate?

Chocolate agouti?

Chocolate agouti?

Jill said, how about this one?


Thursday, June 15, 2017

Claudina Gets a Hair Cut

Claudina has been very successful in her first year of life: winning BOV and BOS at the ARBA convention at 3-1/2 months old, went on to win 3 Best In Show and 3 Reserve In Show with a total of 21 legs of which 17 are BOB.  
She holds on to her first coat for 11+ months, finally it's time for her to get a hair cut.


Her coat yields more than 200 yards of art yarn.

A big ball of art yarn spun from Claudina's wool ready to be used for knitting.


Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Casey in a Dog Show

We normally see Casey in rabbit shows.  People attending rabbit shows dress very causally, jeans and T shirt are standard.   Dog show attendees seem to like to dress up.  Look at Casey, she dresses up as if ready to go to a party!

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Best In Show Judging at Stockton

Judge Jake Kuntz from WA examining the English Angora during Best In Show judging in show A.

Scott Wiebensohn from CO judges Best In Show in show B.

Judge Bryant Miller from Ohio at the Best In Show table in show C.



Monday, June 12, 2017

Show C Angora Judging at Stockton

Judge Scott from Colorado is the Angora judge for show C, he starts the Angora with Satin Angora.

Casey listens carefully to judge Scott's evaluation of her new litter.


The second Angora breed on judge Scott's table is Giant Angora.  Whenever Tammy travels down from WA, we are in treat to see her nice Giant Angoras. 


Judge Scott is examining a senior Giant Angora.

Next on judge Scott's table is the English Angora, Matt clerks.

Judge Scott is picking the BOB between the BOV white doe and the BOV colored doe.
He picks the colored doe and she went on to win the Reserve In Show at the end of the day.

The final Angora breed on judge Scott's table is the French Angora.   The two highlighted French Angora in the coops are the colored junior bucks.  Yes, they are baby bucks, but they are pretty good sized at a little over 3 months old.

The winner of BOB is the colored senior buck.

For a complete list of Angora results, go to:

Sunday, June 11, 2017

Show B Angora Judging at Stockton


In show B, judge Tracy is examining an English Angora colored senior doe.

Now on the table is an English Angora colored junior doe.


Patrick, Melody, Lindy, Amanda are watching judge Tracy working on the French Angora.


Writer Casey is helping judge Tracy to read the ear number.


Beautiful full coated French Angora is on judge Tracy's table.

For a complete list of Angora results, go to: