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alpaca Tag

Well, last night I had a big disaster in my utility room.  Johnny, one of my felting students had given me a present of some beautiful Alpaca and I decided to try washing some of it in the washing machine prior to carding.  Thanks Carmen for THAT...

[caption id="attachment_257" align="alignleft" width="500" caption="Hand carded fibres"][/caption] Here is an image of some recently carded fibres, don't the colours just glow!  These particular rolls are a mixture of merino, alpaca and mulberry silk.  The orange coloured one was a particular favourite of mine, now it has...

Delving through the goodies in my delivery from Germany has sparked so many creative projects it is almost hard to concentrate!  I decided to work my first piece in Alpaca without adding any other fibres and see how it reacted to felting.  The fibres looked...