East Anglia Alpaca Mill
East Anglia Alpaca Mill
THE PROOF IS IN THE PROCESSING
WHAt WE DO
East Anglia Alpaca Mill uses bespoke machinery designed specifically for alpaca fibre to enable specialist spinning whilst providing more cost-effective processing
caring for the environment
East Anglia Alpaca Mill is an eco-friendly mill, much in the same ethos as the alpacas themselves. We have opted for as many green aspects that we can including rainwater harvesting, water recycling, green packaging, bio-degradable products & e-invoicing to name but a few.
We have chosen not to dye products preferring the rainbow of natural colours to retain our environmental considerations.
A brief introduction to who we are and what we do.
Having spent several years considering & reviewing alpacas a core herd was purchased & we were then smitten
Chris has spent all of his civilian life as a Master Craftsman specialising in veneering and has many pieces of bespoke furniture in eminent places.
TRACEY & JACOB
Tracey is a true crafter with an eye for detail & Jacob is taking a gap year before we lose him to Uni.
About OUR MILL
Having spent several years considering & selecting alpacas, we purchased our core herd & were then smitten with alpacas! As alpaca owners we understand the curve of fibre processing only too well.
On researching the options for fibre processing, there seemed to be few choices which would permit us to process our first 11 fleeces with hurdles every step of the way: differing colours & quality, fleece older than 12 months, minimum quantity and so on. Not helpful for small herd owners or crafters with only small quantities of fibre.
We then questioned the machinery & methods used here in the UK to process alpaca fibre and discovered that mills are using equipment designed for sheep’s wool &/or of a very large scale or require a large minimum quantity often around 20kgs in each batch. And the rest is history…..the Mill was established in 2010 serving alpaca breeders & owners worldwide.
East Anglia Alpaca Mill uses bespoke machinery designed specifically for alpaca fibre to enable specialist spinning whilst providing more cost-effective processing, superior quality end products & significantly less waste (our lowest loss to date has been 0.03%) proving that ‘The proof is in the processing’. We do not process or blend any other fibres nor do we dye fibre. We offer a wide range of weights of yarn as well as fluff, rovings & felt.
East Anglia Alpaca Mill is an eco-friendly midi-mill processing in the same ethos as the alpacas themselves – sustainable, eco-friendly, virtually carbon neutral & with no use of harsh environmentally damaging chemicals. We have chosen to employ as many green aspcts as we can including rain water harvesting, green packaging, bio-degradeable products & e-invoicing amongst others.
Our customers are assured of best possible advice & service with total provenance of your fibre right through the Mill. We are here to help & happy to do so.
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