We Are Focused On Fiber!

Producing the best alpaca fiber possible is our goal. In service to that, we dedicate ourselves to continually increasing our knowledge of all aspects of fiber production, processing and end product development. Here we share information about our journey with fiber, our experience and activities within the alpaca industry, and any new developments related to alpaca fiber.

  • Overland Park Arboretum

Felting – A Magical Process at Overland Park Arboretum

March 23rd, 2017|Comments Off on Felting – A Magical Process at Overland Park Arboretum

Fiber, (alpaca or wool) hot water, soap and agitation. Put these all together and you can create felt. Felting is an almost magical process turning raw fiber or roving into hats, gloves, scarves, shawls or [...]

  • Sorting and Grading Alpaca Fiber

Sorting and Grading Alpaca Fiber

March 1st, 2017|Comments Off on Sorting and Grading Alpaca Fiber

Why sort and grade your alpaca fiber? The main reason is to improve the quality of the end product. This can make you stand out from your competitors when it comes to sales!

Blending alpaca with other fibers

August 21st, 2016|Comments Off on Blending alpaca with other fibers

I love when my alpaca fiber comes back from the mill. It really is 'Christmas in August'! I use Shepherd's Mill  in Phillipsburg, Kansas and have done for many years now. Sally Brandon and her [...]

Preparing alpaca fiber for the mill.

August 11th, 2016|Comments Off on Preparing alpaca fiber for the mill.

You've made the decision to send your alpaca fiber to a mill for processing. Now what? How do you prepare it for the mill? Carefully unroll your noodled fleece on the skirting table. Now you [...]