As alpacas become more and more well known across the world, their popularity is growing for various reasons.
As livestock, as hobby farm pets and as therapy animals they shine. However, the most important role alpacas fulfill is undoubtedly as a source of some of the most outstanding natural fibre available.
There are many benefits relating to alpaca fibre:-
The fibre is exceptionally soft and has a very fine diameter.
It has a reputation for being lovely and warm in the winter yet cool in the summer.
It is beautiful to spin and knit with.
It felts well.
It takes natural dyes amazingly well.
Try it and see for yourself!