How did Swift’s start knitting the alpaca socks that we all love?
Brief history of how the J. Alex Swift factory in Leicestershire started knitting alpaca socks.
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Alpacas are a type of llama that was first discovered in South America and raised on farms for their exceptional fibre. Ancient Incan cultures used alpacas extensively and it was an important part of their day-to-day life. Nowadays, alpaca fibre is highly valued and can be used to make almost any type of clothing. Living… continue reading »