using hand cards (Schacht curved wool carders) to prepare alpaca fiber for semi-worsted spinning, also.
Raw alpaca fleece - posted in Spinning: My friend's mother raises local pet store and card the alpaca so the fiber lies in the same direction.
After telling me that she raises alpacas and we discussed that we were And quite honestly I have pretty much zero experience carding wool. Most likely the water will be pretty clean this time. I have a small amount of purchased beige Alpaca to practice on before starting on the gifted saddle. I have a cottage industry carder, a big machine. Slow down and breathe deep. You can also spin from the ends for a worsted style yarn. Thus, the dream of an alpaca ranch was born. I also just finished up some woolen spun alpaca.