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Noodle Heads


Hi – Aunt Geri here.   I really don’t know where these ideas come from!  We sell a lot of children’s hats so I am always thinking about new ideas.  Also, I am so easily bored – this idea came to me … Continue reading

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The Green Alpaca – part deaux


Hi – its Aunt Geri.  Remember the green alpaca scarf?  Here is the matching hat along with a child’s hat.  Both of these are made from a wonderful baby alpaca chunky yarn in an ivy green. I have named them … Continue reading

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The Green Alpaca


Hi – it’s Aunt Geri.  Here is my latest creation (aside from the Chimayo yarn that I continue to pump out).  This is a green “Magic” scarf made with baby alpaca and a variegated nylon ribbon.  I think it’s the … Continue reading

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“Chimayo Dreams”


Hey – Aunt Geri here.  Upon returning from our awesome trip to Santa Fe, I felt the need to spin some pretty yarn.  I have never spun a “marled” yarn, but I  have always been impressed with Kirstin’s lovely marled … Continue reading

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To Bead or not to Bead….


….that is the question. Hi guys, Aunt Geri here. In fiber art, some things aren’t random or spontaneous. The idea for this yarn came to me months ago-when I first spun Marcello, but I didn’t have the right beads on … Continue reading

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New Design – “Sammy” Baby Hats


Aunt Geri here – OK, I’m still stuck in a rut making baby booties, and now hats too!  I blame it on “tax brain”.  I designed these little hats as a combination of a hat and scarf for babies and … Continue reading

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Scythia’s Royal Web


We’ve got yarn! I named it Scythia’s Royal Web, largely due to the “sticky” nature of the fiber – attracting and clinging to every piece of cardboard, grass, and debris within reach.  Plus, it is what I imagine having white … Continue reading

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More about Scythia and her buds


Alpaca fiber is still relatively scarce.  The Alpaca Registry (formed in 1984) was closed to new alpaca imports to the U.S. in 1998.  Registered alpacas in the U.S. today is merely 165,000.  The terms “luxury” and “alpacas” are becoming synonymous, … Continue reading

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Baby, it’s cold outside


This is the story of how some of the hand knit items I shipped to Cliff House in the Ziploc air tight bags, Friday’s blog post, came to be. A couple of weeks ago, my husband (Uncle Jerry) got a … Continue reading

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Follow this Alpaca: Scythia


We moved from Denver to Wyoming almost 3 years ago.  One day I called Gordon to see how their move to the ranch was going.  “We have alpacas…” he said, as my brain scanned for “alpaca” – was it a … Continue reading

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