I don't know the first think about spinning and hand spindles. But Swatchy, I don't think you can spin something that is bigger than you!
Noricum seems to be showing remarkable restraint in her buying, or not-buying as the case may be. I have never heard of guanacos either, but I would have fondled every bit of fiber within reach if it had been me! I am so glad Noricum takes you to such lovely places!
Tell Noricum I said "Happy Thanksgiving." I bet she and J will let you have a little turkey if you ask very nicely.