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All about Carding Alpaca Fiber

$30.00

Saturday April 24 , 2021

1:00 – 4:00

A beginners guide to alpaca fiber processing

 

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All about Carding Alpaca Fiber  

When: Saturday April 24, 2021~~ 1:00 – 4:00

Where: Quarry Critters Alpaca Ranch 

580 Basehoar Rd, Littlestown, PA 17340 717-359-9989

Cost: $30

Who: Owners QCAR – Julie and David Wysong 

What: Alpacas and carding alpaca fleece (or wool)

A beginners guide to alpaca fiber processing 

    Spend time with  alpacas, take pictures, ask questions, learn to halter an alpaca.  

In this class, we will skirt, tumble and wash alpaca fiber. Then we will talk about the difference between woolen and worsted and how to achieve these results.  We will use a drum carder, combs and hand carders. We will blend fibers to get some really awesome rolags, roving or batts.

Supplies list will be emailed to you. 

Here is more included with your enrollment:

On Sunday, May 16th our  harvest day when we shear all the alpacas. You are invited to come watch.

June 19th we will share our projects and celebrate fiber with refreshments. You are invited to join us.

The class size is very small only 6 participates so register today.

We are going to meet the alpaca, work with alpaca fleece, wash it, dry it, skirt it, tumble it, and card it.

So to get started enroll in the class. You can pay online for this class now, it’s a  non refundable deposit, but  store credit will be available if you can’t make the class. Call if you have any questions 717-359-9989, or email juliesalpacas@gmail.com.

I can’t wait to get started. How about you?

 

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Pay for Class

Cost for class $30
non-refundable, store credit

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Financing Available

  •  25% down and on time monthly payments for one year with NO INTEREST!
  • Flexible payment option are being offered at this time. We will work with you and your budget.
  • Package discounts available as posted.
  • We also accept Master Card, Visa, Discover Card and American Express, Checks and cash
    Terms: Includes with purchase of alpaca sale:
  • One "Free" Ownership class (must register)
  • Complimentary board for 30 days after completed sale. Agistment of $2.50 daily rate thereafter
  • Purchaser receives Alpaca Registration upon agreement paid in full
Terms and services with the sale of a quality bred female:
  • 15-day live birth guarantee!
    Transportation:
  • Fee to delivery your purchased alpacas is $2.00 per mile to your destination.
  • No fee for you to pick up purchased alpacas.

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Quarry Critters Alpaca Ranch

Quarry Critters Alpaca Ranch