Alpaca shearing of prime fleece by hand, 5 minute video demo. Enjoy!
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
I love my fiber mill but I also enjoy processing my own Suri fiber. Usually a fiber mill will have a 3-5lb minimum for processing, so there are always odd lots around the house here. Here’s one fun value added … Continued
Skirting your alpaca fleece for show takes time and practice. Set realistic expectations and allow yourself to make some mistakes along the way. Whatever you do, don’t give up. It’ll all pay off in the end. Preparing your show fleece … Continued
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
Suri alpaca fiber is one of the most luxurious and rare fibers in the world. Only 10% of the US alpaca population (and less in the world) are Suris. They are known for their silky lustrous fleece. Suri Alpaca Fiber … Continued