Discover Pinterest’s 10 best ideas and inspiration for Alpaca Fiber. Get inspired and try out new things.
In this video filled post, I show you how I process alpaca by hand beginning with washing, then carding, spinning, followed by plying, I finish with instructions to complete a detailed yarn tag. This shows the entire process from raw fiber to spun yarn!
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In this excerpt from Donna M. Rudd’s article “Spinning Alpaca’s Natural Colors,” learn eight favorite methods for spinning naturally colored alpaca fiber.
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Ever wonder what sets Alpaca yarn apart from the rest. This article defines what makes Alpaca yarn different from wool and other animal fibers.
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The natural warmth of alpaca fiber combine with the heavier weight to create a wonderful yarn for luxuriously cozy garments and accessories that knit up in a trice. No dyes or bleach are used to process the yarn; a full spectrum of natural shades are created by meticulously sorting the fiber.
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Find out about the secrets of alpaca wool its softness and the features compared to merino. "Alpaca fleece is as soft as cashmere, warmer than sheep’s wool, hypo-allergenic and almost completely waterproof." #Alpaca #Alpaca Wool #Alpaca Fibre #Alpaca Fashion #Merino #Alpaca Sweater
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A handy reference chart for alpaca fiber fineness :) Learn more about how I sort my fleeces. Enjoy! #wisteriasuriranch #surialpaca #alpacafiber #alpacafleece
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What to do with alpaca fiber. Fiber processing
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