For the Love of Llama (and Alpaca too!)

I fell in love with llama and alpaca yarn when I discovered Long Island Livestock Company.  A few years ago, I happened upon Tabbethia’s booth at Vogue Knitting Live in New York City. A vast majority of llama and alpaca yarns come from Peru.  It was a pleasant surprise to find an independent local farm and mill.  Needless to say, these luxurious, super soft yarns drew me into the booth immediately.

Adding to the magic of these natural colored yarns is a tag with a picture of its “contributor,” yarn contents and weight, along with the company’s vision statement. Long Island Livestock Company For the past several years, I have visited Long Island Livestock Company’s booth at the Vogue Knitting Live Chicago shows.

I always, always make a purchase. And promptly cast on.

Gap-Tastic Cowl knitted with 90% llama, contributor McKenzie,  blended with 10% merino wool.

Gap-tastic Cowl Gap-tastic Cowl

Leaving Cowl knitted with 90% alpaca, contributor Benelli, blended with 10% merino.

Leaving Cowl Leaving Cowl
Leaving Cowl modeled by Marrisa


About knitTina

I love all things knit and crochet.
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4 Responses to For the Love of Llama (and Alpaca too!)

  1. Donna says:

    I love this post!

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  2. How cool to have the ‘contributors’ – love it!

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  3. Thank you for the post Tina!

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  4. Susie Irzyk says:

    Tina, you look so pretty in your cowl!

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