Alpaca knitting wool

Nestled on the corner of SH3 & Honikiwi Road you will find one of Otorohanga's best kept secrets, Riverdale  Alpaca Shop. Grant & Julie Mansell are your hosts and they would be delighted to show you the beautiful alpacas and product in the shop. .

The Alpaca shop  holds the largest selection of alpaca knitting yarns made here on the farm in natural shades and dyed colours. Carded fibre to tempt the fibre artist, alpaca, silk, merino in a georgeous range of colours.  Quality garments and products, stunning hand knitted garments created here for you in New Zealand.

Hand crafted felted scarves on silk are our speciality. How about attending a course to learn how to do this yourself? Call in and visting in person or view some of the product here on line.

Alpaca is a delightful yarn to knit with indeed once you begin you will not want to go back to wool or acrylic.
  • Riverdale Premium selection
    First class luxuary beautiful yarn spun from under 20 micron alpaca.

    Lovely and soft a delight to knit with. Available in three weights

    Super Fine Fine & Light see below for information on these weights. Dont forget to click on the option box to select the weight you require

    Price is for a 50gm hank
    NZ$13.80 Each
    40
  • Riverdale Family selection
    Quality alpaca at an affordable price
    made from selected alpacas over 20 and under 26 micron

    Lovely and soft a delight to knit with. Available in three weights

    Fine, Light & Medium see below for information on these weights.

    Dont forget to click on the option box to select the weight you require

    Price is for a 50gm hank
    NZ$10.00 Each