Alpaca Shire

Sonoma, CA


Alpaca Shire raises homegrown Huacaya & Suri alpaca fleece, yarn, and roving. Vicki Arns raises alpacas and spins their fiber in Sonoma, CA.

Alpacas were first imported into North America in 1984, and Vicki’s very first animal arrived that year, so she has experienced its growth from a novelty market to quite a fiber industry. She was the first person to introduce alpacas to Sonoma County and started her business in 1985.

Photo Credit: Paige Green

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