I gave the Princess all of that nasty alpaca to spin. Turns out, she LOVES the alpaca...so much so that she promptly spun two bobbins worth and tossed all of her 'practice' spinning. I then had to teach her how to ply (she thinks it's more fun than singles) and help her start a scarf.
I'm one proud Mama!
And I'm keeping that scarf FOREVER.