This listing is for 2 ounces of washed, natural colored Suri alpaca locks. Alpaca fiber is lighter weight and warmer than wool, and silky soft! These gorgeous, mahogany colored Suri alpaca locks are no exception! These locks are washed and average 4 to 6 inches in length. Suri locks are great for spinning, felting, crafting of all kinds, and make great doll hair as well! These locks tend to be straighter than mohair or wool locks, so they are wonderful to use if you want straight hair on your doll or doll wig!
This fleece has been picked through by hand to try to remove foreign matter and debris picked up in the field; it is VERY clean, but may still contain small amounts of VM. It was washed several times in hot water with an all natural, plant-based soap with a subtle herbal scent. Locks were rinsed clean and air dried. They are stored in a smoke- and pet-free environment and are ready for you to dye, pick, card, or felt! They would also be perfect for doll hair, wigs, and reroots! Please note that the fiber is washed, but has not been processed, picked, brushed, conditioned or combed. It is clean and ready for whatever process your craft requires.
Phoenix Farm Fiber raises a small family group of alpacas made up of 5 lovely girls and 2 baby boys! This lovely fiber came from our red alpaca, Laia. Our alpacas are hand sheared every Spring. We raise them very naturally without the use of hormones or unnecessary antibiotics and they graze on lush grass grown without the use of pesticides, herbicides, or chemical fertilizer. They are lovingly raised and humanely sheared!
* Please keep in mind that I scour each of my fleeces separately, but as a whole fleece -- I do not wash individual locks, so combing / brushing or other prep may be needed before use as doll hair. My animals are pasture raised and are not covered. I do heavily skirt my fleeces to remove second cuts, debris, and soiled fiber. However, some minor amounts of small VM may make it through.
** Please review my return policy in the "Policies" section.
We ship orders twice per week: on Tuesdays and on Fridays.
We ship via US Postal Service First Class or Priority Mail for domestic (U.S.) customers. If you would like expedited shipping, please contact me BEFORE checkout for rates and shipping dates.
International customers: We ship using First Class International to all of our customers abroad. Please note that First Class International is the least expensive option for shipping internationally, but it can be on the slow side and is not trackable once it leaves the United States. Please allow 3 to 6 weeks for delivery. If you would like to upgrade to Priority Mail International, please contact me BEFORE checkout. All customs fees, duties, or taxes for international shipments are the responsibility of the buyer to pay upon receipt.
PLEASE NOTE: It is the buyer's responsibility to ensure that they have entered their address correctly into Etsy. If a package is returned to Phoenix Farm Fiber as undeliverable due to an incorrect address, it will be the responsibility of the buyer to pay for an address correction and second shipping attempt. Phoenix Farm Fiber will not refund shipping for a returned package.
Phoenix Farm Fiber accepts Paypal, credit cards (via Etsy's Direct Checkout), and gift cards.
Returns & exchanges
I gladly accept returns
Contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 30 days of delivery
I don't accept exchanges or cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
Custom or personalized orders
Perishable products (like food or flowers)
Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
Conditions of return
Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.
Additional return information
10-day money-back satisfaction guarantee! If you are not 100% happy with your purchase, you will have 10 days to return the unaltered product and receive a refund of purchase price (less shipping). All sales of samplers, digital items, custom orders, and handmade items are final and cannot be returned (this includes gift baskets). Orders cancelled prior to shipping will incur a $0.25 per item fee.
While we do not offer wholesale pricing on our fiber, we do discount bulk purchases. If you are interested in buying fiber by the pound or purchasing in large quantities, contact us for details.