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 I am Jean Field. I have a small herd of Alpacas that I breed and spin their fleece.  I sell their raw fleece and spun yarn at craft fairs and agricultural shows. I also hand dye alpaca both in the raw form and after spinning into yarn. I go by the name of Fleecewitch. 

I am a member of the Devon Guild. I used to be a ballet dancer (in a former younger life) and used to teach.  Now I teach spinning and fibre sorting to alpaca farmers.

Have recently developed a passion for knitting shawls. My friend, Eirwen, from Knitwitches, swopped me some laceweight cashmere for handspun baby alpaca. She warned me shawls would become addictive - she was right! I am currently knitting the golden nugget shawl from in handspun alpacas - a section from each of my herd members.  Hope to finish it in time for Wonderwool in Wales in April.