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Monthly Archives: June 2011

Rare Indeed – Alpaca Twins!

Written on June 30, 2011 at 9:55 am, by

Alpacas rarely have twins and when they do, the survival rate is extremely low.  So, although they’re only 2 weeks old, Cagney and Lacey are beautiful exceptions to this rule.  There’s not much space in the womb, so initially they were a … Read More

Cute Crias

Written on June 30, 2011 at 9:51 am, by

Yes it’s that time of year again when all our hopes for new crias start to be realised!  Dusty was first to give birth but unfortunately, her little cria was severly disabled and so had to be euthanised.  This is … Read More

Dirty pleasures!

Written on June 21, 2011 at 8:14 am, by

The lovely Purl Girls Fiona and Bronwen volunteered to come up to the farm to help Tracy skirt a few of our new alpaca fleeces over the last lovely, sunny weekend.  There they were, stuck in a barn, watching the building … Read More

The Purl Girls’ day out

Written on June 16, 2011 at 10:04 am, by

Fiona and Bronwen Richards are part of our team of knitters and whilst Tracy and Kari-Helene were busy with a workshop they took the Purl Alpaca concept on a little outing to the Environmental Curriculum Centre Open Day on the … Read More

Knitting Workshop 21st of May

Written on June 6, 2011 at 11:41 am, by

On Saturday the 21st of May it was time for Purl Alpaca Designs to debut their workshops at Angelsey Abbey. We had been looking forward to this day for a long time and were excited to welcome everyone to a … Read More