Alpaca Fleece to Alpaca Yarn Process

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From shearing to yarn, it’s a super amazing process! I am going to share some videos so you can see what goes into creating handspun yarn from raw shorn fleece. Short Shearing Video Skirting- removing coarse fibers, hay pieces first, … Continued

Alpaca Shearing by Hand: Whole Body Demo

Spring 2020 Alpaca Shearing Season has started on our farm! Since I am hand shearing, it will take a while for me to finish shearing the herd…meanwhile, they will look kind of funny with partial hair cuts and uneven spots. … Continued

Tips for Working with Suri Alpaca Fiber

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Suri alpaca fiber can be processed into roving and yarn at a mill for spinning, felting, weaving, knitting and crocheting. This fiber has unique characteristics that you’ll need to keep in mind when creating the most amazing finished products. I … Continued