Volume 4 – Issue 1 (June 2015)


Volume 4, Issue 1, June 2015, Alpaca Fiber Marketplace

Read about the commercial dehairing machine on its way to the US and other encouraging developments designed to take the alpaca fiber industry to the next level. Discover Kentucky Cloth and learn more about the domestic textile revival taking place in Maine. Wondering what to do with all that stored fiber? ACOA has a new answer you’ll want to get involved with. Check out Wild Mantles, an innovative product born from a great idea.

In this issue:

ACOA Organizes Cohesive New Fleece Collection Plan

Maine Revival: Textiles and a Sustainable Model

Kentucky Cloth Project

Round Barn Fiber Mill

Size Does Matter

Commercial Dehairer

Softness Sensation on a Microscopic Level


Livestock Dog Profile: Tibetan Mastiff

Well Bred: Breed Registries’ Impact

Wild Mantle Profile: From Pink to Green: Alpaca Fiber Insulation