Yarns, Roving, Raw Fleeces & Felts

 

alpacatrax-alpaca-yarn-skeinsTo provide you with the finest spun yarn and roving, we work with the award winning micro-mill in Oregon, Starry Nights Mill, who process only alpaca fleeces and blends. They are the winners of the “2003 AOBA Mill of the Year” awarded at that year’s National Fiber Conference.

We have several products for fiber artists who work with raw fiber, roved or spun yarns. The following are available:

Freshly Shorn Alpaca Fleeces & Fiber

alpacatrax-alpaca-yarnPremium hand-sheared and selected alpaca fleece in many natural colors. Excellent staple length, fineness, brightness, deep color and quality handling and feel. Sold loose and packaged by the ounce or pound.

Price: $4.50 per oz./$72.00 per lb. plus tax and shipping.
True black $4.75 per oz/$76.00 per lb.

Roving

alpacatrax-alpaca-rovingPremium alpaca fiber, carded, washed and roved, available in many natural colors, including white for custom dyeing. Wonderful for spinning – even for the novice spinner. Packaged by the ounce or pound.

Price: $4.75 per oz./$76.00 per lb. plus tax and shipping, sold in balls of pencil roving approx. 7oz. each.
True black $5.00 per oz/$80.00 per lb.

Premium Alpaca Spun Yarns

Alpacatrax High Quality Alpaca Yarn on ConesIn lace, sport, or worsted weights. Many natural colors available.

  • Lace weight sold on cones only – 1000-1200 yards per lb. Cone size varies per request.
  • 2ply sport weight sold in skeins or cones per request – 600-800 yards per lb.;
    skeins = 200 yards and weigh 3.5-4.0 oz.
  • 2ply worsted weight sold in skeins or cones per request – 400-600 yards per lb.;
    skeins = 100 yards and weigh 3.0-3.5 oz.

Price: $5.75 per oz./$92.00 per lb. plus tax and shipping.
True black $6.00 per oz./$96.00 per lb.

Natural 100% Alpaca Raw Felts

alpacatrax-alpaca-wool-feltsWashed and processed into ½ inch thick nicely weighted sheets approx. 4 x 3 feet in white, mottled grays and brown. Perfect for the novice or experienced felter.

Price: $45.00 per sheet.

As our inventory changes throughout the year, to confirm availability of yarns, roving, felts and raw fleece, and to answer questions, please call 914-764-4778 or e-mail us at arnow@optonline.net. Custom orders are also available upon request. No purchases can be made without confirming product availability and project suitability.

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