Category Archives: fiber art

stuff I make and sell

Stars & Stripes Forever


Hello everyone! It’s been quite some time since I did a pure yarn post, but my most recent yarn project just came out so fun, I had to share: I actually spun this one on Memorial Day, and it is appropriately … Continue reading

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Friends: Past, Present, and Future


Hey there ladies and gents!! Kirstin here, at long last. Boy, have we been busy. Yesterday was our sixth holiday show, out of seven this year. We’ve had one (or two!) shows every week this month. But even with all the set up, … Continue reading

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2014 Holiday Shows


It’s hard to believe that the holidays are quickly approaching! We started in May trying to decide which art and craft shows would work for us. From past experience, alpaca products, especially the hats, gloves, scarves sell better the colder … Continue reading

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There are no stupid questions!


To start off 2014 I, Momma, want to share with you 20 questions and 20 answers about alpacas. These are questions we get asked all the time. I’m going in reverse order from a question or two to the most … Continue reading

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“Skywalker”


Aunt Geri here with the latest Magic Scarf creation. This scarf is thick and Uncle Jerry says it’s just “beefy”. It is a wonderful alpaca boucle with a variegated wool strand and a ribbon. The name came about as we … Continue reading

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When inspiration strikes


Hi all, Kirstin here. Thanks for your concern about my shoulder. It looks like it’s going to be a slow healer, I’m afraid. Anyhoo. I’m close to driving myself nuts, since I can’t do any of the things I normally … Continue reading

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Cliff House Barn Store ready for Christmas!


Happy Friday everybody! If you’re like me you still have some Christmas shopping to do.  We’re finished with our holiday craft shows, and I finally have our barn store set up for any Christmas shopping you might have left to … Continue reading

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Difficult lessons in posture: a public service announcement


It’s been awhile since I (Kirstin) posted. I’m down at the ranch for Thanksgiving, and it’s time for an update from one of the family spinners. But first, let’s do a little exercise in observation. What is wrong with these … Continue reading

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“Some-thing’s Random”…………


Aunt Geri here with some new goodies, and they are random!  I finished the Techno Hat in peach I started in Castle Rock last week when Uncle Jerry and I were down from Wyoming for the Ye Olde Yuletide Bazaar.  … Continue reading

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Thank goodness it’s Friday (and look! a scarf!)


Hi all, Kirstin here. I love those craft shows, but I have to admit, they take a ton out of us. Dad is travelling today, Mom is up to her elbows in…barn stuff. Let’s leave it at that. And I’ve … Continue reading

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