THE VINTAGE KNITTING LADY LINKS PAGE
LITTLE GEM ALPACAS: www.littlegemalpacas.co.uk:
Nearly all our alpaca wool comes from British Alpaca herds and is used in creating delightful tiny baby garments with a retro look. Visit this highly visual Alpaca Farm site
to see these beautiful animals and to read Ted's Diary, a "tongue in cheek" view of life on an alpaca farm - from the viewpoint of an alpaca! We have 3 beautiful creamy white female alpacas for sale - see sale page.
Laurel Farm Alpacas. www.laurelfarmalpacas.co.uk
ALPACA WOOL: For the softest and finest alpaca wool in the UK, mostly Aran at the moment, fabulous adult clothing range hand knitted in their home grown wool. Alpaca Felt and gifts also available.
M&M Alpacas. www.mmalpacas.co.uk
Situated on the Eastern edge of Dartmoor National Park at Bridford, Mike Totterdell and Mark Amos have become one of the main alpaca breeders in the South West of England. They have over 20 acres of land in beautiful Devon, near Dartmoor National Park which is being transformed into a model Alpaca Farm. Mike and Mark are starting a well planned breeding program incorporating world class genetics which will result in some of the highest quality alpacas in the U.K.
Wellground Alpacas. www.wellground.com
Situated in Wiltshire within sight of the famous White Horse Hill, Rob and Les Rawlins breed the finest alpacas in Britain. They are dedicated to producing the finest fleece from their herd, and have alpacas with world class genetics available. Rob's video blog is always worth reading for an insight into alpaca farming in England. ALPACA WOOL: Rob and Les wool is fabulous, creamy white double knitting, so soft and light, great for baby arans.
WOOL SUPPLIERS: AS WELL AS THE BREEDERS ABOVE YOU CAN ALSO OBTAIN ALPACA, MERINO, PURE WOOL, OR ANGORA FROM THESE SUPPLIERS
ALPACA SELECT: www.alpaca-select.com For great selection of alpaca wool in 4ply or double knitting and 50/50 with wool. Patterns and all sorts. Very soft Peruvian Imported Alpaca Wool available in the UK phone: 02476 411776
ARTESANO: www.artesanoyarns.co.uk. Nice selection fo soft alpaca with nice sheen in good selection of colours, 4ply and DK. Phone 0118 9503350
MERINO AND OTHER PURE WOOLS:
Bedford Sewing & Knitting (BSK): For wide range of pure wools in 2ply, 3ply, 4ply etc in balls and on cones in great range of adult colours: phone 01234 217096
ORKNEY ANGORA: phone: 01857 600421 for 100% angora in 4ply and double knitting beautiful colours, so soft. (bunny wool, Fuzzy Wuzzy alternative)