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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 Carded Fleece
    Carded here in our own mill in all the natural colours of alpaca, and from time to time beautiful dyed colours. Watch out for our Riverdale Rumble options in natural and dyed colours
  • Alpaca baby & children
    Lovely soft and delicate,
  • Alpaca knitting wool
    Alpaca is a delightful yarn to knit with indeed once you begin you will not want to go back to wool or acrylic.
  • Alpacas for Sale
    To be updated over the next few months we have alpacas for sale from $350 plus GST. Females from $500 plus GST
  • Hats, Beanies & Scarves
    A selection of made in New Zealand hand knitted or hand felted creations, Hats, Beanies Scarves & Wraps.
  • Stud Males
    We have stud males available for mobile, on farm or drive by matings for your girls, Whites Fawns Brown & Black. The prices quoted here are for on farm matings. We will negotiate mileage charges for mobile matings. Live birth guarantee or an on farm remate is offered. (conditions apply)
  • Beanie in soft rib - Grey
    Beautiful knitted beanie in a soft rib pattern, knotted pixie top knot

    size 22inch head circumference

    Postage on this item select "Postage $3" from the freight menu