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Adventures in Alpaca

August 19, 2012

Yesterday my folks called me to ask if I was interested in some alpaca “roving,” so I said “Sure!”  Of course, I was curious to see what they would bring over.  It turns out it is unprocessed alpaca, in a caramel and ecru.

I hand carded a few rologs

and then spun a tiny bit up…not so happy with the results…hmmm…what to do now?

Here are a couple of close ups of the fiber, pre and post a quick flick on the hand cards:

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