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Monthly Archives: April 2015

Our alpaca boys are looking for a lovely new home – alpacas for sale!

Written on April 30, 2015 at 10:38 am, by

At the moment, Tracy’s herd consists of 18 alpacas; 14 girls and 4 boys with 4 crias (baby alpacas) on the way. You have to keep the girls and boys in separate fields and with feeding, watering, poo cleaning and … Read More

The Love Your Blog challenge – gratitude

Written on April 27, 2015 at 7:56 pm, by

This is week 4 of the challenge and Kate of A Playful Day has given us the topic ‘gratitude’. We would like to keep this one simple. There are so many things we could be grateful for; we are happy … Read More

Purl Alpaca Designs events in 2015 – April – June

Written on April 23, 2015 at 1:02 pm, by

Oh dear we are falling a bit behind. April is nearly over and we haven’t told you where we are going this month! Lucky for us we are only heading off to Wonderwool at the end of the month – … Read More

Ugly? – beauty is in the eye of the beholder!

Written on April 21, 2015 at 9:30 am, by

Time has seriously run away from us this week (and it’s only Tuesday!) and with Tracy spending the weekend fleece buying and Kari-Helene galavanting off to play an Ultimate Frisbee tournament (in case you are wondering here is a cool … Read More

Natural alpaca colours perfect for the summer season!

Written on April 16, 2015 at 12:29 pm, by

Sandy beaches, round pebbles underneath your feet, wispy clouds across a light blue sky; our most popular colours for summer are back! They are called Alpaca Champagne and Alpaca Dew and are fantastic colours to match with your summer wardrobe. … Read More

A beginning – how it started with 3 alpacas and turned into a business!

Written on April 13, 2015 at 10:55 am, by

 You might have heard us talk about how Purl Alpaca Designs started, but whilst pondering this weeks ‘Love Your Blog’ theme ‘beginnings’ we realised it is not something we often share in writing! So here it is, the story of … Read More

Our top 5 choices for spring knitting!

Written on April 9, 2015 at 1:41 pm, by

The sun warming on your skin. Wearing thin soled shoes. Leaving the jacket at home. Spring is here! There is no better feeling than leaving winter hibernation behind and heading outside to enjoy the warmer spring weather! As an alpaca … Read More

What is a community for an online business?

Written on April 6, 2015 at 8:10 pm, by

When A Playful Day launched her Love your blog challenge we got really enthusiastic. Then we ended up thinking about her choice of theme. “Community”. There was still a long time until the 6th of April and we thought about … Read More

A unique chance to meet alpacas and get your knitting fix at the same time!

Written on April 1, 2015 at 5:01 pm, by

Here at Purl Alpaca Designs we are so passionate about what we do! We love looking after the alpacas, even though they can be troublesome tinkers at times (especially Juno when she pretends to be a gazelle and jumps the … Read More