(Springfield, KY) Twenty years ago the performance sock industry was revolutionized with the addition of imported merino wool. Now Kentucky Royalty is doing it again with the introduction of U.S. raised alpaca fleece. Shawn Malloy and his team at Kentucky Royalty™ are set to change the sock industry with their naturally superior alpaca fleece-based product . Kentucky Royalty makes the best Alpaca-Powered socks in the world. This year they are unveiling their masterpiece for our troops, a sock that will energize soldiers' feet and clear their minds through the Power of Alpaca. This new sock is aptly named the "PA-30"
In 2007, Randy and Barbara Coleman started the Sock Brigade because of a request from their son, stationed in Iraq. SSG Coleman, “I was on patrol in Baghdad, Iraq and my feet were cold and not very comfortable so I called home to my parents to see if there was any way that I could talk them into sending 24 pairs of the best socks in the world, alpaca socks, for my platoon of soldiers. The Colemans started an email campaign to alpaca farms around the country and before they knew it, they had 1,000 pairs of socks for their son and his soldiers. A year or so later the Bent Star Project (www.bentstarproject.org)
Kentucky Royalty is now encouraging
For More Information Contact:
Jeff Gonzalez • (207) 321-9071 • email@example.com
Aero Ranch Suri Alpacas www.aeroranch.com • email- aeroranch@
Owners: Jennifer Powers & Tom Krasny•7046 McMillan Drive •Browns Valley, CA 95918 • 530-741-2376
Wings and A Prayer Alpacas www.wapalpacas.com • email-wapalpacas@
Owners: Randy & Barbara Coleman•18100 S. Hwy. 99W • Amity, OR 97101 • 503-835-9183 ￼
Serano Alpacas & Yarns www.seranoalpacas.com • email- seranoalpacas@
Owners: Ron & Judi Allread • 1805 Booker Road • Springfield, KY 40069 • 208-699-8570 ￼
Abenaki Acrea Farm www.abenakiacres.com • email-alpacas@
Owners: Bill & Elizabeth Johnson •197 Yard Road • Stockton, NJ 08559 • 908-782-0025 ￼
Rockin W Alpaca Ranch www.rwalpaca.com • email-barbwillsey@
Owners: Brain, Paul, Barb Willsey • 2177 Highway ZZ • Owensville, MO 65066 • 573-437-7927
Hansen Pass Alpacas www.rwalpaca.com • email-roxanne456@
Owners: Roxanne & Rhea • 320 Charles Street • Buena Vista, CO 81211 • 719-258-7985
Foggy Bottom Farms www.foggybottomalpacas.com • firstname.lastname@example.org
Owners: Mark and Barb Bender • 3499 305th Ave NW • Isanti, MN 55040 • 763-444-8897
Valemont Alpaca Farm www.valemontalpacafarm.com • email-kopteva@
Owners: Elaine Koptev • 68 Range Road • Epsom, NH 03234 •
Stone Mountain Alpacas www.stonemountainalpacas.com • email- email@example.com
Owners: Don MacNeil • 121 Randolph Fridley Rd• Sweetwater, TN 37874 • 423-836-9016￼
Raw Fiber Purchase Requirements
Kentucky Royalty is now accepting raw Suri and Huacaya fleece for The Sock Brigade!
For each pound of alpaca fleece that we accept, $6 will go to The Sock Brigade
for USA made alpaca socks, hats and gloves for our troops.
Here are the guidelines:
We are buying all colors of both Suri and Huacaya alpaca fleece
Accepting grades 1-3 (Ultra fine to super fine - no stronger than 25.9 microns)
The fleece must have been shorn in 2010 or later
Each fleece must be individually bagged. Please do not combine fleeces.
Staple length must be 3-6 inches
No fleece that is tender, insect contamination, mildew, inconsistent staple length or excessive vegetation will be accepted
Label each fleece with owner’s name, farm name, grade, weight and shearing date
Kentucky Royalty will donate $6 a pound towards The Sock Brigade for fiber that meets these guidelines.