Look! A Visit to an Alpaca Farm

Look! A Visit to an Alpaca Farm

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Regina Yunghans
Oct 15, 2009

I visited an alpaca farm last week and thoroughly enjoyed seeing the alpacas and the natural-colored yarns that were created from their coats. The undyed fibers perfectly matched the various alpacas' coats: a soft, creamy white; a middle-range tawny; and a dark amber brown...

The farm I visited is Ad Astra Alpacas near Baldwin City, Kansas. Many others are out there, and I encourage you to make a trip yourself to a local alpaca farm. The experience is fulfilling for anyone with an interest in natural fibers, farming, or simply really cute animals! Find a farm near you at Alpaca Nation.

Like the natural colors of alpaca coats? Here are some items for the home that put these fibers to use beautifully:

Images: Regina Yunghans (alpacas), Birch Knoll Alpacas, Victory Ranch, and Purl via Apartment Therapy (yarns)

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