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Monthly Archives: June 2015

Wonderful time at Woolfest in Cumbria!

Written on June 30, 2015 at 6:22 pm, by

We have just returned from Cumbria where we have attended Woolfest for the 4th time. We love this show, it’s well curated, well visited and every consideration is made to ensure stall holders and visitors have the best possible experience. … Read More

Knight(s) in shining armour – alpacas on the run again!

Written on June 23, 2015 at 10:47 am, by

Most people are so lovely, it helps you forget the nasty ones!
Tracy would like to say a massive thank you to:Cambridgeshire PoliceJane MeadFionaTim and AlanBex
The kindness of strangers will never cease to amaze us.
A couple of weeks ago, on the … Read More

And here is Louisianna – a stunning baby alpaca girl!

Written on June 17, 2015 at 3:27 pm, by

On Thursday 5th June, Fantasia gave birth to Louisianna – named after Tracy’s niece, Louise.  For short Tracy calls her Loulou in the field. She’s a little shier than Luna, but as the days go by, her confidence is growing … Read More

A knitwear design talent to be reckoned with – Verity Germer

Written on June 15, 2015 at 4:08 pm, by

Just before Christmas last year we received an email from Verity asking if we would like to sponsor her graduate collection at Kingston University. In 2005 Kari-Helene graduated from the very same university and it felt very “full circle”. Verity … Read More

Introducing Luna – a new member of the Purl Alpaca herd!

Written on June 10, 2015 at 3:18 pm, by

On Thursday the 4th of June, Duchess gave birth to a gorgeous baby girl and we have named her Luna. She has got a bright, white fleece and is a little bundle of energy. She charges around the field already … Read More

Success! Introducing Lucky Lady

Written on June 9, 2015 at 12:22 pm, by

Did you read about our interesting 24 hours trying to make Havana and her baby bond? Well, you will be pleased to know we have reached the point were the baby alpaca is feeding of her mom and is out … Read More

A hectic 24 hours – a baby alpaca as an overnight guest!

Written on June 8, 2015 at 11:55 am, by

Owning alpacas brings new challenges all the time! These last 24 hours have been extremely interesting as we have had our 3rd birth of the year and Havana has become a mum!
During open Sunday at Burwash Manor, Havana decided she … Read More

Knitting workshop at better than half price!

Written on June 3, 2015 at 9:45 am, by

Are you already working on a Purl Alpaca Designs’ kit? If so, we would like to welcome you to have a lovely day out with us and the alpacas! We have decided to make this Saturday extra special by opening … Read More