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  • We are away at unravel in Farnham this weekend.  Orders received after Thursday morning will be sent on on Monday 19 February.

  • We are away at unravel in Farnham this weekend.  Orders received after Thursday morning will be posted out on Monday 19 February.

British Alpaca Knitting wool

Pure, natural British alpaca wool from UK herds and spun in small batches in the UK.

Alpaca knit

Knitting patterns to make your own hats and other garments.

British Alpaca with local Blue Faced Leicester wool

Alpaca yarn

Artisan Knitting Wools Spun in the UK

British alpaca wool socks.

A Range of Luxury Fibres

We offer pure natural alpaca and a range of luxury blend knitting wools

Knitting support

Knitting Advice & Support

Not sure if this is the right yarn for your project or how many balls you’ll need?

Come Along and Meet us

We’re attending a range of shows throughout the UK so come and say ‘hello’


We produce soft, luxurious knitting wools from our farm in the Lake District.  Although we’ve retired from breeding alpacas, I still use my knowledge of alpaca fibre.  All my yarns have some alpaca in them and it’s mostly from animals bred in the UK.

I love fleece and I’m fascinated by the different characteristics of British sheep.  I buy Blue Faced Leicester and Shetland wool from local farmers and carefully sort and blend the fibres here on the farm.  The fibres are spun and dyed for us in the UK, although I sometimes dye small batches myself.  We sell our yarns at shows such as Woolfest, on-line and through selected yarn shops across the country.

Some of our yarns are also knitted into socks for us in the UK.

  • British Alpaca DK Yarn Roan Grey

    This British Alpaca DK yarn in Roan is 100% pure alpaca fibre.  It is spun from finest fleeces from alpacas farmed in the UK.  Roan is a blend of white and naturally coloured fleeces which have produced a pale grey yarn with a subtle hint of brown.

    There are approximately 107 metres per 50g.  Sold in 50g balls.


  • 'Thames' is an Alpaca DK yarn.  We have combined alpaca with Merino wool and silk to produce a DK knitting yarn in an exclusive blend which has been spun for us in the UK.  This luxurious Double Knit knitting wool is a blend of 45% Peruvian baby alpaca, 35% superfine, organic Falklands Merino wool and 20% Mulberry silk.

    Thames Alpaca DK yarn has been dyed in the Scottish Borders in seven muted, sophisticated colours along with an undyed option.

    This yarn knits to standard double knitting patterns, (but always knit a tension swatch).  There are approximately 225m per 100g.  The yarn is sold in 100g hanks.  If you would like us to ball your yarn for you, please make a note on the order.

MORECAMBE – Our British alpaca and Blue Faced Leicester wool DK

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Pure, Natural alpaca yarns from British bred alpacas

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Knit lacy tops and shawls with our Fingering yarn

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Woolly UK alpaca and Shetland yarns

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Thames – our super-soft Alpaca with Merino & Silk DK

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