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Blending With Alpaca

Discussion in 'Fibers' started by curious alpaca4, Mar 1, 2018.

  1. Mar 1, 2018
    curious alpaca4

    curious alpaca4 Chillin' with the herd

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    I have 2 alpacas and I want to spin their fiber. I have heard it stretches and should therefore be blended with another fiber. What would be a good fiber to compliment my alpaca?
     
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    Baymule

    Baymule Herd Master Golden Herd Member

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    I don't have alpacas or wool sheep, but we went to a fiber show and there were many people with alpacas. They used straight alpaca wool for the softest, lightest garments I ever saw. Beautiful stuff. Maybe make a small article to start with to get used to your alpaca wool?
     
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    Latestarter Novice; "Practicing" Animal Husbandry Golden Herd Member

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    @luvmypets has alpacas and sheep & is a spinner... Maybe she might know? I don't follow the wool/spinners so don't really know who to tag, sorry... :(