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Near, far, wherever you are….

We have been to so many different events this year in our local area and a little further afield. We have enjoyed taking part in such a varied style of days including a wool festival, Yorkshire day, village galas and local festivals. We just love seeing excited faces and eager chatter about our Alpacas! Looking… Continue reading Near, far, wherever you are….

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So squishy: Part 2

Our last blog post described the characteristics an Alpaca’s fleece has and how it lends itself to being used for many crafts. Now you have you learnt these irresistible qualities, what can you do with the fleece you have purchased from us? We have sold carded and washed fleece at our events, which is ready… Continue reading So squishy: Part 2

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So squishy!

Many a knitter, crocheter, spinner lust over the soft and silky fleece of Alpacas, and even more so once they learn of its fineness, thermal qualities and excellent durability despite how lightweight the fleece is! It has an amazing lustre (sheen/shine) that attracts many of us to buying jumpers, blankets, scarves all through craft fairs,… Continue reading So squishy!

Animals, Small Businesses, Uncategorized, Wool

Wool Festival 2016

So it has been over two weeks since we have attended the Wool Festival at Armley Mills, and we have so much to tell you! First of all the festival was a cracking success; we had so many visitors to the stall and they all wanted to know more about our adorable Alpacas, which I… Continue reading Wool Festival 2016