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The 4 Essential Types of Socks for your Sock Drawer

Socks are some of the most important pieces of clothing we wear every day, and yet they're probably the one we think about the least.  We spend so much time thinking about which shoes or boots, which bag or backpack

At Long Last We Have Combined!

Well what a weird year this had been here on the farm
- in the 30 years we have been here we have never done the combining so late. We were extremely delighted to see Morris Powell in the combine harvester today I can tell you. The weather didn't do what it was supposed to do which was start off dank and misty and then burn off early afternoon.

Alpaca Socks From Perilla In The Garden

Here at Perilla we are getting very excited about our first crop of new potatoes. As with everything on the farm this year, these have come through a whole month later than what is considered normal for us on the Hereford/Worcester border.

Ribbed Alpaca Socks For Farmers at Perilla

At last the shearer came this week to shear our small flock, a month later than normal thanks to the abnormally cold Spring. So glad we only had 15 and not 215 to do in this heat, it was bad enough as it was. When Perilla alpaca socks took off six years ago I sold my beautiful flocks of Charollais and Suffolk ewes that I had bred for 25 years

Welcome to our New Blog at Perilla

This is our first post on our new blog at Perilla, which we hope you'll come back and visit regularly.

We'll be telling you all about our wonderful alpaca socks amongst other things, including why we use this exceptional luxuriously soft and hardwearing fibre - and why a pair of our socks will out last and out wear anything you can find elsewhere.