Heres how our Alpacas keep us warm this Winter…

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Two scarves made from fibre supplied by Glad Alpaca

One of our female Alpacas, Glad, gives us very nice fleece. From the shorn fleece its been washed, spun, naturally dyed (in the case of the soft red one) and then knitted.

I wore them both last Winter and was very comfy.

Glad is the Alpaca at the top of the page, on her very first day with us, stuffing her face with lush green grass – she hasn’t stopped really!!!

This is the reason for us renovating the utility room to become a washing, drying, dyeing room so we can make more of the fleece we have. Hopefully we are not too far off finishing that room, with a big effort this weekend that will leave us just some tiling and the sink to replace.

 

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