Monday, 24 September 2007

From Fleece to Fashion to Decor


Alpaca is used and sold:

As rovings for spinners or for needle-felters,
As lightweight yarns for wonderful lacy shawls, scarves and ponchos,
Finer, more tightly spun yarns for weavers or commercially knitted socks,
As bulky yarns for wonderfully warm and soft winter clothing – socks, mitts, scarves, hats, …
As hand or machine-felted clothing, accessories, insoles, boot liners, …
As quilt batts for vests, light and warm duvets/comforters, sleeping bags, …
As coarser, thicker yarns (higher than 34 microns) for rug weaving, saddle blankets, …
As mill-produced luxury cloth,
As knitted, woven, felted items for home d├ęcor.
I did not know that!

1 comment:

Felicia said...

Ok, that first fellow is priceless! I love him!