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The shape of things to come: Shadow Box Jacket in black and white

There’s always one that gives you headaches and sleepless nights.  For me it was Shadow, not only the alpaca, but this design.  It’s been a long time in the creative process, but I’m happy that I persevered.  Made in our … Read More

The shape of things to come, Ophelia Top

This cable and lace top is so versatile in how it can be worn to create a different look as well as going over practically anything from a swimsuit to evening dress.  It is made using my gorgeous worsted spun … Read More

The shape of things to come, Ophelia Camisole

I’m just adding the finishing touches to my new collection being launched at the end of this month.
Firstly Ophelia – designed as a two-piece ensemble, made using my gorgeous worsted spun yarn.  At 270m per 100g, it goes a long … Read More

Sewing up service

Tracy C asked me to put her Mdina together and this is what I did.  On receiving her jacket back, Tracy said “It looks stunning, thank you so much, worth every penny”.  I really enjoy finishing things off and making … Read More

Workshop dates for 2019

Here are the dates for the next few months, either book online or email tracy@purlalpacadesigns.com to be put on the register:
20th July 2019
10th August 2019
14th September 2019
5th October 2019
16th November 2019
7th December 2019
Tracy and the alpacas are looking forward to … Read More

Annual Haircut

Yes it’s that time of year again when the ‘fluffies’ become ‘baldies’ and I start to grade my annual harvest of fibre.  I’m really impressed by how fine many of my animals are, even though older.

The first fleece of … Read More

Knitting workshops – dates announced

These are the first three:
20th April 2019
18th May 2019
22nd June 2019
“This is just to thank you from both me and Alison for a great day at the Purl Alpaca Workshop on Saturday. I picked up some excellent tips and can’t … Read More