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Alpaca Socks For Mothers' Day March 30th

Perilla alpaca socks have been incredibly popular presents on Mothering Sunday  - our cosy bed socks are always a big hit particularly as we do unusual colours.

Alpaca - Why we love it so much

Posted 15.02.2014 -
Alpaca fleece is the natural fibre harvested from the alpaca, which can be heavier, or lighter, depending in how it is spun.

What We're Wearing Today

Needless to say all this sploshing about in the mud and puddles requires two things - a great pair of wellies, and some wonderfully warm socks.  So we're wearing our fabulous Joules Wellington boots and a favourite pair of ...

Perilla Country Socks For Ride Round England!

Just had a phone call from William Reddaway who is riding his lovely horse Strider all around Britain visiting Cathedrals on his way. He rang for some more socks as the ones he has on have already done 147 days and 1,800 miles - as you might imagine, he is pretty impressed with the performance of his Pillar Box Red Perilla Country Socks!

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.

Walk and Climb Socks - Best Sellers in Summer for our Scottish Customers

Posted 08.08.2013 - Walking Socks

Our alpaca walk and climb socks are best sellers this summer.  It may have been 80 degrees, and we're never really surprised about what our customers buy from us at different times of the year, but we've noticed that the fine weather has brought out the heartiest of our walkers and climbers in Scotland this year in particular.

Ribbed Alpaca Socks For Farmers at Perilla

Posted 19.07.2013 - Alpaca Socks

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