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Alpaca Dryer Balls

alpaca dryer ballsWe now have Alpaca Dryer Balls in both our on-line store and at our ranch store.

What are alpaca dryer ball? Alpaca dryer balls are an inexpensive and reusable Eco-Friendly alternative to dryer sheets. Place the alpaca dryer balls in your dryer for a natural way to soften and fluff your laundry. Just leave them there between loads. They help reduce the drying time by as much as 25%, saving on your electric bill. The dryer balls reduce wrinkles and static without the use of dyes or harsh and potentially toxic chemicals. The size is about 1.2 oz., about 2.7”, roughly the size of a tennis ball.

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An Eco-Friendly Warm Alpaca Bed for Your Pet!

Pet Dogs and Cats

Check out our newest product – an alpaca pet bed. Each of these beds is individually designed & made by Louise of Blue Mesa Ranch. The bed is filled with felted alpaca fiber from our own herd.

How the pet bed is made.alpaca pet bed

The alpaca filling is recycled from alpaca fiber remnants generated during mill processing of our raw fiber into yarns – rather than simply throwing those remnants away, we decided to put them to a good use. The felted alpaca is a wonderful insulator against the cold that your dog or cat is sure to love. At a finished size of 35″ x 30″, the bed can readily accommodate even larger dogs.  Moreover, the bed is made to take rugged wear – the cover is a durable plaid cotton twill fabric with double-sewn bias tape edging & crosswise lines of stitching at 3 inch intervals across the length of the pad.

Go Green with our pet bed.

Here’s a chance to be eco-friendly while treating your pet to the warm luxury of an alpaca bed! For more details, go to the Alpaca Pet Bed entry on our Home Decore page.  If you’d like to try making an alpaca pet bed of your own, we have recycled felted alpaca pieces for sale in the Fiber/Roving section of our Yarns & Fiber page, just click here.

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New Jacquard Sweater Collection

Jacquard Sweater Collection

Delightfully light and delicately detailed, our Peruvian Jacquard Collection cardigans are made of 100% Baby Alpaca.  Not only are they sure to keep you comfortably warm without weighing you down, but they’re marvelously elegant as well!

The Isabella cardigan features gorgeous knit bands that ripple across the body of this sweater to create a richly textured look.  In beautiful hues of blue, this lightly shaped cardigan has solid color trim and genuine mother of pearl buttons as lovely detail notes.  It’s a sophisticated style that you’ll love wearing year round and for many years to come.  Click here for further details on Isabella.

The Myra cardigan is distinguished by rich textures created by the striking arrow patterning across this sweater.  Delicately shaped and detailed with genuine mother of pearl buttons, the Myra cardigan is available in either beautiful shades of blue or dramatic black and vicuna brown.  This elegant sweater makes a sophisticated addition to any wardrobe.  Click here for further details on Myra.