My alpaca fleece arrived the other day. It pretty much came straight from the animal without any processing, so the washing and carding is entirely up to me. I look forward to the task.
We ordered it from Avatar Alpaca Acres on Ebay, and got a pretty good deal on it. The fleece arrived with a pretty card, the names of the alpacas that it had been sheared from, and some dryer sheets to cover up the animal smell. Honestly, I rather like the way the alpaca smells — it’s very earthy, and reminds me of visiting a petting zoo as a little girl.
Back to work for me!