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Gifts of fiber


Our shearer Scott, who also has alpacas, just gave us a car full of fleeces! There were so many stuffed in the back of the car that they were crowding the head space in the front seat. I’m excited, not … Continue reading

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The shearing process


What exactly does shearing entail? Until we got the alpacas, I had an image of wiry lads clipping sheep with big scissors while jig music played in the background. And hey,┬ámaybe that’s how they do sheep, but alpacas, not so … Continue reading

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