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August/September 2017

I’ve been wearing my midwife hat for the last couple of months, caring for the ante-natal and post-natal patients- my beautiful alpacas who have produced seven new cria (four females and three males). Continue reading

June 2017

This month I’m excited to announce that Coco Alpacas has joined the county-wide collaboration of artists and designer-makers Made in Shropshire, and we will be taking our products to a wider audience from now on. Continue reading

May 2017

Get your knitting needles out and your creative hats on- this Saturday (May 6th) is Yarn Shop Day, a great opportunity for us to celebrate the great British wool shop. Continue reading

March/April 2017

This weekend coming- March 25th and 26th -is an exciting one in the world of alpaca breeding, as the British Alpaca Society National Show is taking place at the International Centre in Telford. Continue reading

February 2017

Are you an emotional person, with lots of ups and downs, or do you enjoy a calm, placid existence as you sail through life? Continue reading

December 2016

November was a busy but happy month. We celebrated the first anniversary of the Coco Alpacas wool shop with our customers on Saturday November 12- many people came along to enjoy our spinning and tapestry weaving demo and enjoy a few drinks and nibbles. Continue reading

November 2016

I spread my wings in October with some public speaking and shared with two different audiences the story of how I set up my business. Continue reading

October 2016

There were lots of busy fingers diligently working in the Coco Alpacas shop this Tuesday (October 11th) when Fiona Nisbet lead a tapestry weaving workshop which was fully booked.

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Tapestry Weaving

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September 2016

At the beginning of August, we exhibited our products at the Burwarton show, a very popular agricultural event which really pulls in the visitors. The show was celebrating its 125th year, which is quite impressive. Continue reading