Baby Alpaca Milano Update Video Part 2

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Hi there! Here’s the update video of our baby alpaca, Milano! He is our first alpaca baby orphan on our farm and we wanted to share our experiences and what we’ve learned along the way with you. Don’t forget to … Continued

Hand Shearing a Suri Alpaca

This year (2015) we decided to try something different. We’ve shorn our alpacas the usual way- stretched out on the ground or on a table with electric shearers in the past years. It’s been relatively calm when we’ve done it … Continued

How to Felt a Cowboy Hat with Suri Alpaca Fiber

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Suri alpaca fiber makes gorgeous felted hats. Suri fiber can be a bit tricky to felt as it is very slippery. For the best chance of success, I highly recommend using roving with at least 10% merino wool. Always patch … Continued