Lazy Meadows Alpacas & Fiber Mill

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Fiber Mill

Our Process and Bulk Rates

Our fiber Process

Fiber production prices include everything- Washing, picking, dehairing, carding, spinning (2-ply fingering to 3-ply chunky), plying (3-ply max), steaming and put into skeins, or returned on cones for $34/lb based on out going weight (sheep wool and Huacaya alpaca prices. see order form for other exotics). 2-ply lace and 3-ply fingering $45/lb. Email or call if you have questions.

Roving or batts Dehaired $19/ lb---- Felt is not Dehaired

Dyeing Fiber based on incoming weights $15/lb, Or purchase your blending material from us and have it dyed to your needs. See form for pricing and shades available see page 3 of form.
Bulk Fiber Processing

While we will do small orders (3 lb.) we do offer discounts on bulk orders exceeding 500 lb. To achieve "bulk" weight you are rated on incoming weights, however you are still charged on out-going weight. Bulk rates must be agreed upon, and all fiber must arrive at the mill within a 7 day period.  Please phone for pricing

We do not use Lenospin on our exotic fibers, producing a smooth, knot free, slub free and chemical free yarn. A yarn that is safe on the environment and the people using your yarns.

While all fibers spin differently, our processing will follow the following guide lines:

WPI – Wraps per inch
YPP – Yards per pound
Lace – 35 WPI, 3000 YPP or greater
Fingering – 19 to 22 WPI, 1800 to 2200 YPP
Sport – 15 to 18 WPI, 1300 to 1800 YPP
DK – 12 to14 WPI, 1000 to 1400 YPP

Worsted – 9 to 11 WPI, 1000 to 1150 YPP
Bulky – 7 to11 WPI
Chunky – 6 or less WPI

Updated January 31, 2019