Spin Alpaca and Camel Kit

Interested in learning to spin soft camel down and silky alpaca fleece? This Kit includes the Winter 2016 edition of Spin-Off, a video download, three different luscious fibers, and two patterns.
SKU: S0582-S0298-BUNDLE
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Spin Alpaca & Camel Kit

Interested in learning to spin soft camel down and silky alpaca fleece? The Winter 2016 edition of Spin-Off—the annual Natural Fiber Issue—features background and how-to articles on spinning camel and alpaca. In the video download, Judith MacKenzie shares her knowledge of spinning camel, alpaca, and llama, including tips you can try out for yourself with the three different luscious fibers included. Then use your new yarn to knit the two patterns included.


Included in this kit:

  Baby Camel Fiber - Light Brown 2 oz
from Louet
Fiber

This luxurious baby camel fiber is as soft as cashmere. Very soft and easy to spin, the fiber measures 19 microns with a 46 mm staple length.
  Huacaya Alpaca - Medium Brown
from Louet
Fiber

This combed top measures 21 microns, a fine example of the springy huacaya-type alpaca.
  Foothills Superfine White Suri Alpaca Roving
from Paradise Fibers
Roving

Long, silky, and lustrous, suri is the less common type of alpaca and highly prized.
  Spinning Luxury Fibers Volume 2: Camelids
with Judith MacKenzie
Video Download

In this second volume of Spinning Luxury Fibers, Judith MacKenzie shows you how to spin camelid fibers including camel, alpaca, and llama. Using her deep knowledge of these fibers, she not only gives you great spinning techniques but enlightens you with facts about fiber characteristics.
  Winter 2016 Spin-Off
Digital Issue

Travel around the world and discover new ways to use the most exotic of fibers in the Spin-Off Winter 2016 issue.  With 5 beautiful projects and a gallery of personalized spinning wheels from around the world, the luxury issue will have you feeling like you need to indulge a little more (and then maybe a little more).
  Laren Mitts
by Adriana Hernandez
Knitting Pattern Download

Thick and thin chevrons make up the stranded colorwork pattern in these fingerless mitts; knit in the round in an incredibly soft alpaca yarn.

  Amstel Hat
by Courtney Kelley
Knitting Pattern Download

A simple chevron, elaborated and repeated, becomes an undulating, rippling allover texture across this four-cornered hat.

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