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Knitting Workshop And Meet The Alpacas Experience

by Purl Alpaca Designs



  • made in britain
  • eco-friendly
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A fantastic day out for the knitter in your life. This experience includes starting a knitting project, fabulous lunch and meeting the alpacas.

A perfect, unusual and ethical gift; knitting, learning, meeting like minded people and all set in our brand new shop on the alpaca farm.

The day starts with choosing your project. By trying on our samples, you can check how it looks before starting your own. Individual attention and expert tuition means the pattern is thoroughly understood and the stitches explained so you can start your garment with confidence and finish it with ease.

A scrumptious lunch is prepared whilst you meet the alpacas and feed them an apple; after this, serious knitting, nattering and stories are told.

LOCATION: Ridgeleys Farm, 163 Caxton End, Bourn, Cambridgeshire, CB23 2ST

DURATION: 10am - 4pm.


For the workshop, you will need to bring a selection of knitting needles with you and we also ask you to bring shoes you can walk across a field in. If wet weather is forecast, bring a raincoat and hat (but not an umbrella as the alpacas don't like them).

The price includes one of our many designs and the first five balls of yarn; a fresh, tasty lunch made from locally sourced ingredients; constant refreshments and meeting our alpacas.

All levels of ability are catered for and with a maximum of ten places, you are assured of learning something new.

There are two workshops per month and dates need to be booked in advance.

Current dates are: 24th June, 8th & 22nd July, 5th & 19th August

Discover how our field to fashion company works and be inspired by Kari-Helene's designs.

Charlotte said: 'The knitting workshop at Purl Alpaca Designs was a birthday present and I couldn’t have asked for a better gift.'

Aitzie attended our workshop in January 2015; she said: 'It was a fantastic day, the Alpacas were a pure dose of love and happiness! I am still smiling. And the Duchess... my new BFF.... I'm in love!'

You can see Aitzie feeding Duchess an apple, but please note, we can't get the Narnia effect every time!

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An e-voucher will be delivered to your registered email address once your order has been accepted by the seller (usually within 24-48hrs after purchase). If you choose an optional voucher pack, this will be sent by post to your chosen delivery address; see the top of this page for estimated delivery dates. Your pack will contain a printed gift envelope, wallet and printed voucher, and be delivered free of charge.


The optional voucher gift pack measures approximately 18x13cm


Contact information for booking a place on this experience will be provided on your voucher.


To ask a question or find out more about this experience, get in touch with the seller directly via the ‘ask seller a question’ button above.


Voucher holders must book and redeem their place on the experience within six months of the order date.


General shopper terms and conditions apply. Bookings are made subject to availability; for best availability, we advise booking within 28 days of your order being accepted. For refunds, a 28-day cancellation period applies.

The seller reserves the right to reschedule the workshop if there is extremely bad weather, in which case every effort will be made to provide the experience to the voucher holder on an alternative date.

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  • You have 28 days, from receipt of cancellable goods, to notify the seller if you wish to cancel your order or exchange an item.

    Please note: goods that are personalised, bespoke or made-to-order to your specific requirements, perishable products and personal items sold with a hygiene seal (cosmetics, underwear) in instances where the seal is broken are non-refundable, unless faulty.

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    Should you choose to return or exchange your order you will need to deliver the item(s) to the UK, where this seller is based.

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