Cria Watch Continues

By Alpaca Tribe / July 1, 2020 / 0 Comments

Cria Watch continues as the last few pregnant alpacas hold out for good weather.

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Catching cria – being there at the right time

By Alpaca Tribe / June 24, 2020 / 0 Comments

Being in the right place at the right time is half-the skill of cria watch during alpaca birthing season

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Cria Naming

By Alpaca Tribe / June 18, 2020 / 0 Comments

In this episode, you will hear about the arrival of our first two cria this year and the names we chose for them.

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Creative Crocheting with Toft UK

By Alpaca Tribe / June 10, 2020 / 0 Comments

Kerry Lord of Toft UK runs a successful business selling crochet kits and helping people learn simple skills for creative crocheting. Listen and be inspired

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Shearing wash Up

By Alpaca Tribe / June 3, 2020 / 0 Comments

When it rains – out or in? Alpacas vary too. Today they were outside. Almost finished shearing and then can wash up and put away until next year

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Alpaca Shearing can be fun

By Alpaca Tribe / May 27, 2020 / 0 Comments

It has been coming for a while but finally arrived this week – alpaca shearing.

Preparation makes the job easier and more enjoyable, though it is still a necessary, physical, dirty and smelly job – it is lucky we like the smell of alpacas!

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Traceable alpaca yarn – all the way to Peru and back

By Alpaca Tribe / May 20, 2020 / 0 Comments

Suzanna James of the eponymous Suzanna James Knitwear has a thing about traceability – and it is a good thing. Alpaca fibre from Peru to Cardiff

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My Happy Place with alpacas

By Alpaca Tribe / May 13, 2020 / 0 Comments

Do you have a happy place? A place where you can go, physical or metaphorical?

My happy place is with my alpacas. Come and join me as I think about what makes them so calming to be around.

May you know quiet, interested and accepting relationships in your life – both people and alpacas.

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Alpacas and Llamas as pretty as a picture

By Alpaca Tribe / May 6, 2020 / 0 Comments

Beautiful paintings that capture the essence of llamas and alpacas by Kristin Llamas from Tennessee

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It’s raining, alpacas

By Alpaca Tribe / April 29, 2020 / 0 Comments

Rain is welcome after a dry spell. People start thinking about buying alpacas. Here are some questions to consider.

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