Tag Archives: alpaca yarn

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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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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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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“Make Us Proud…”


Finished is the word for Mark’s hats!  Aunt Geri here with a pic of the last two pieces – we are excited to see how Mark and his family like our little goodies.  I tried a new design,  and I … Continue reading

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The not-so-fun part


The organizers at our next show expressed an interest in handspun yarn. We have plenty of that floating around, but none of it was inventoried. This weekend, in addition to spinning another 220 yards of Holiday Extravaganza, Momma and I … Continue reading

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“Silos & Smokestacks”


Hundreds and hundreds of miles of corn and soybean fields, silos, cattle, and an occasional horse or two. Aunt Geri here, back from our third trip to the Midwest in the last 5 weeks.  The farm fields are being prepared … Continue reading

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“Busy Worker Bees”


Aunt Geri, Kirstin and I are “Busy Worker Bees” right now.  We often have yarn, mostly mill spun, that is of Grade 4 or Grade 5 quality. This yarn is generally light fawn or medium fawn in color, and because … Continue reading

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Productivity


Ah, the weekend. Picture it: two whole days stretch before you, hours and hours of time. All you have to do is a few loads of laundry, a week’s worth of dishes, a bit of tidying up, and (of course) … Continue reading

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Baby, it’s Beary Cold Outside!


We woke up to snow this morning, but that didn’t stop the bears from wanting to go outside and play.  How do you say “No” to a bear? As promised on Wednesday, here are more pictures of our photo shoot … Continue reading

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Yarn – Holiday Extravaganza


I love things that sparkle. I love soft things. Logically, sparkly, soft things are some of my favorite things. Which is, I suppose, how this yarn got invented. Kirstin here, and I’m back in the swing of hand spinning with … Continue reading

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