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Suri Alpaca

from LoveKnitting Blog

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from fig & me

How to Make a Weft for Doll Hair, a Mini Tutorial.

How to use Suri Alpaca locks for doll hair, the wefting method. A mini tutorial by Fig and Me.

from National Geographic

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Suri alpacas produce a thinner, silkier fiber that works well for sweaters, scarves, hats, blankets and socks that will last a lifetime.


LOOK EILIDH!! How about dreadlocks like these??? xD


Suri Alpaca fleece has the lustrous, penciled fiber that hangs down in "dreadlocks", giving the suri alpaca an entirely different appearance. Fibers of both types are considered luxury fibers in the textile trade because of their unique qualities.


Suri alpaca. Suri and huacaya are not really separate breeds but in fact indicate different genetic fleece phenotypes. When crossbreeding the suri gene is dominant and the huacaya gene recessive. The suri's fleece falls close to the body, moves freely, and gives the animal a lustrous, flat-sided appearance. Suri alpaca fiber is made into coats or jackets that exhibit a warm, luxurious luster.


Suri Alpacas are more rare and have long, separate locks with a high luster that hang much like the fur of afghan hounds.

from Etsy

1/2 oz 7-8" "Carotte" SURI ALPACA ready for reroot MIX of milky white & fawn, all natural washed and combed Suri alpaca fiber

1/2 oz 7-8 SURI ALPACA Carotte ready for reroot by NavyBlueNavel