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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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ACES-Artists Celebrating the Equine Spirit-Highlights!

Our fundraiser for the Colorado Human Society & Cimarron Sky Dog Wild Horse Reserve was a celebration for all. I, Momma, want to share with you some of the special moments we experienced Saturday. Our very special thanks to each … Continue reading

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They’re Here: Custom Alpaca Rugs!

We waited in anticipation just two months as Reinhardt, of Ingrid’s Custom Rugs, wove our alpaca’s fiber into beautiful area rugs for us. On Monday the boxes we sent full of skirted fiber returned to us as works of art … Continue reading

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Aunt Geri here –  I’m thinking of the Holfelders’ family vacation to Maui. Tropical storm Flossie moved through quickly, and I trust they will have sunshine and aqua waters!  This latest yarn I’ve just finished spinning, is a wonderful hand … Continue reading

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“It’s all in the seeds”

Hi – it’s Aunt Geri – just finished spinning a wonderful hand-painted yarn.  As I was spinning, I thought of how spoiled we are with the clean, healthy fiber from Cliff House; and of a funny story that Jan (“Momma”) … Continue reading

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What took us So Long, it Wasn’t that Hard

Sitting in our home office for the past six weeks were eight bags of skirted seconds. These seconds were destined for  Ingrid’s Hand-Woven Rugs in Paint Rock, Texas. May be it was the fact  that we had to ship 36lbs. … Continue reading

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The long and short of it…….

On a visit to the mill, we discovered some cashmere roving, fiber that has been washed and put through the carding machine, which Cliff House purchased. Aunt Geri here, what went through our heads, Jani’s, (Momma) and mine was, when … Continue reading

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Shearing Day – May 15, 2013

Where were we on Wednesday? Our apologies, Wednesday was shearing day! There are 365 days in a year, but we will tell you quite honestly, that shearing day is the only day of the year when you raise alpacas. Momma … Continue reading

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Round Three or it seemed like a good idea

Jan’s on today, I’m talking about a scarf I have started three times and completed once. This yarn is mill spun, sport weight, 100% alpaca, and it first started out as a scarf with Pandora beads knit into it. I … 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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