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"Rebel" & "Detroit" Hand-spun Alpaca Yarn

“Rebel” is available for purchase at this time. This is at minimum, an 80% alpaca blend giving off hints of rose-grey, pink, purple, and blues. Of course, I think everyone should make socks, but would make a lovely winter hat or scarf for the warmth or request multiple skeins and receive a discounted rate. 174 more words

Alpaca Fibers

A Hand Knit Bandana Cowl

Last week, a customer came to the Farmers’ Market in Peninsula to purchase a skein of our 100% alpaca yarn in a heavy worsted weight. The yarn was in a gorgeous natural, off-white color. 210 more words

Alpaca Yarn

Rams and Yowes

I found this amazing “Rams and Yowes” pattern on “Ravelry” towards the beginning of 2014. The pattern is written and knitted by a Katie Davies from… 424 more words

Craft Sewing


In this blog post we are giving you some insight on how to determine the quality of the alpaca yarn you just bought. Everybody loves Alpaca yarn and we as a yarn company are opening our treasure chest of knowledge to you today: 604 more words

Smarter Socks

When Thor and I left San Francisco, we settled in an area where the winter climes were much colder. We needed wool socks!

From time to time in the SF Bay Area I wore wool socks, but not often. 461 more words


Lucky for you, it is cold and rainy today!

Why does that make you lucky?  Well, because it means I am inside, and have a few moments to write to you. :-)

I sat down a week or so ago to write and never finished that post, which means it has been a few weeks since I posted.  898 more words

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