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Monthly Archives: June 2016

Design Focus – Balboa Waistcoat

Written on June 29, 2016 at 11:27 am, by

What do you do when you have 4 days until your annual photo shoot, no styling ready and a developing tennis elbow from knitting too much? You start work on a new design, of course! This is exactly what I … Read More

Alpacas getting their annual haircut

Written on June 27, 2016 at 5:40 pm, by

You may have noticed that some of our alpacas have been looking rather fluffy lately? Here is Louisianna looking like a cute and cuddly teddy bear!

The weather was getting warmer and it was time for the annual hair cut. Our regular … Read More

Foraging in June – preparations for a workshop

Written on June 14, 2016 at 3:09 pm, by

I love making the most of what grows around me and being able to share it with you at our popular knitting workshops. June means there are flowers everywhere, and some of these are great for cordial making. Last week … Read More

Introducing Masika – baby alpaca number 2 of 2016!

Written on June 10, 2016 at 8:46 am, by

Born on on the stormy and wet morning of Wednesday the 8th of June, this little bundle of white alpaca fluff was born. He is the second cria of the year and is the son of Fantasia. His big sister … Read More

Customer Gallery – Maddie Children’s Dress

Written on June 7, 2016 at 10:24 am, by

If you were reading our blog last week, you’d have seen one of our best selling patterns; Maddie Dress. You may know we do adult knitting patterns, but did you know we also have children’s versions of some of our … Read More

Design Focus – Maddie Dress

Written on June 2, 2016 at 11:10 am, by

Our knitted dresses have become something Purl Alpaca Designs’ is known for. Our Icon dress has been a firm favourite since the launch in 2012. Following the success of the first dress design Kari-Helene started working on a way of … Read More