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Knitters project – Alpaca Yarn Shawl

Just wanted to let you know how delighted I am to have discovered your gorgeous alpaca yarn, which has now turned into my my new favourite shawl. I can’t believe how soft and cosy it is and what a pleasure to knit with. I’m so excited about choosing colours for the next one! – Jo.

By |September 25th, 2013|All blog posts, Knitters projects|0 Comments

What is baby alpaca yarn?

Contrary to common belief baby alpaca yarn is not from a newborn alpaca it comes mainly from the first shearing and the finest parts of the adult Alpaca.

Some facts about Alpaca sheering and fiber:

The first shearing of an Alpaca happens 18 months after their birth.
Alpacas are shorn once a year: between November and March, which […]

By |September 3rd, 2013|All about Alpacas, All blog posts|0 Comments