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Naming The Alpaca / Llama

One evening, as I was browsing through Instagram searching for inspiration and motivation via Alpaca images, I landed on Kristian Llamas illustration of this adorably cute, goofy alpaca (seen below). It was love at first sight! At that very moment, I decided to have a closer look at her these series of alpaca/llamas illustrations!! Each alpacas and llamas I came across via her Instagram page were different, unique and beautifully done. I became curious to know what that is? The original plan was to create a blog about her work, but as the conversation continued and I mentioned to her that I was working a Alpaca Crochet Collection. She gave me the opportunity to select a Alpaca Illustration out of...

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Why Alpaca ?

‘It’s all about that face!’   Why Alpaca? Why am I dedicated this fall collection to the Alpaca yarn? First of all, I have to admit the animal itself is one of the cutest little being I’ve ever seen. After going to a Alpaca farm last summer in Quebec, I was charmed by how soft their fleece ‘fur’ was, their cute face, and how they are one of the most sustainable animals in the farming world. They defecate in the same spot they did before (like cats), their hooves doesn’t damage the grasslands, and their fleece can not only be use for yarn but also as a plant fertilizer. There are also 22 Alpaca colors, going from a cream, brown,...

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