Spinning alpaca wool

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EllsBells
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Spinning alpaca wool

Postby EllsBells » Fri Jul 29, 2011 4:44 pm

Hello, I am very new to this site and after some advice.

We have 5 alpaca at home and last year we sent the wool off to be spun, we got 107 balls back and it cost £1000!! Is this too much? All my parent really wanted was a nice pair of shooting socks!!!

Is there anyone is the Essex/Suffolk area that would be able to do it cheaper? I love alpaca wool but it just seems so expense and thats before we have had anything made.

Thank you for looking, all help and advice much appreciated.

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Re: Spinning alpaca wool

Postby Christine » Sun Jul 31, 2011 9:59 pm

I've no idea, but you could contact Stour Valley Alpacas and ask their advice :)
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