Our next show is the local Mid Devon County on the 27th July where we will have some alpacas and a selection of yarn and socks

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Devon County Show

It’s been a very busy few days what with Devon County Show and shearing the whole herd. But the best [...]

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Wonderwool

Thawed out now from Wonderwool which was absolutely freezing on the Saturday. My scarf and coat stayed on, still cold [...]

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Mother’s Day Gifts From England

What better way to show your Mom how much you care, than to purchase her a gift all the way [...]

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Zerlina

Lots of grandchildren around on Easter Saturday which meant the pink car came out of retirement for the two toddlers, [...]

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Barbican

As soon as we had set up the stand for The Stitch Festival on Wednesday we went to the Barbican [...]

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Unravel…

Last weekend was the first yarn show of the year for us, Unravel at the Maltings in Farnham. It was [...]

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All Singing, All Dancing Alpaca Fibre

In addition to our own alpaca fleece, we support British alpaca farmers by buying around ten tons of fleece a [...]

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Wet Wet Wet

A fellow alpaca breeder says he has MAD, Mud Affected Disorder. He claims to spend hours muttering about mud, is [...]

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Why Should You Choose Alpaca Socks?

We’re absolutely delighted with a new set of photographs of our sock range taken by Jess of Perspectives Photography. They [...]

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What A Blast

Last weekend was a blast. We were at the Midlands Alpaca Championship Show at the Three Counties Showground in Malvern. [...]

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2024 Shows

We've packed our calendar full of shows this year, including two new locations - Newcastle and Belfast. We look forward [...]

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Happy New Year

It is amazing to have blue skies and NO RAIN even if it is perishingly cold. The never ending rain [...]

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We’ve Been Featured!

Our Alpaca Yarns were in The Knitter magazine! The Oksana Jumper was featured on the front cover of issue 196, [...]

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South Molton Christmas Fatstock Show

Last Sunday we took three of our intermediate white males, a load of socks and some fleeces to the rather [...]

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Christmas Gift Guide

If you’re looking for the perfect gift this Christmas, here are some suggestions we’ve put together. Whether you’re shopping for [...]

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Harrogate, Polish Visitors And Tons Of Socks!

Hello again after being AWOL for a fortnight. Things got a bit hairy after Devon County Council decided to close [...]

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The Best Socks You’ll Ever Wear!

Our Alpaca Posh Socks are back in stock ready to keep your feet warm on those icy winter walks or [...]

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New – Hand Dyed Alpaca Yarn

We’ve commissioned Becca at Bluebell Yarns in Dorset to come up with two new colourways to add to our hand [...]

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Wild, Wacky and Wonderful – New Pattern Alert

Chrissy Smith describes her latest Snug Sleeve pattern as Wild, Wacky and Wonderful which is pretty much like Chrissy herself. [...]

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Flystrike and Sunshine

It is not all plain sailing in alpaca land as bad things do happen. This week it was flystrike that [...]

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