Must follow this thread on Ravelry!
"One thing my friends know about me - I don’t do cold.
In winter, if there is a fire, I am likely to be standing far too close to it,... Read more
ANOTHER BEANIE GOES TO EUROPE!
Dear Royal Llama backers,
THANKS FOR YOUR IMMEDIATE RESPONSE!
REMEMBER… NO EXTRA SHIPPING CHARGE FOR DELIVERIES OUTSIDE THE US AND A FREE PATTERN GIVEAWAY!
Jorge and Isabel
REMEMBER! PATTERN GIVEAWAY TO ROYAL LLAMA BACKERS SUPPORTING THE ULTIMATE LLAMA BEANIE!
BIG THANKS TO MANY OF YOU WHO ALREADY BACKED OUR SECOND PROJECT THE ULTIMATE LLAMA BEANIE! UPON SUCCESSFUL TERMINATION OF OUR CAMPAIGN YOU WILL DOWNLOAD A FREE AYMARA PATTERN FROM... Read more
At almost 50 backers, over 200 shares on social media, and more than 60% of the way towards our goal…
WE WISH TO THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING ONCE AGAIN, ONE OF THE GREATEST LEARNING EXPERIENCES IN OUR LIVES AS ENTREPRENEURS!
- We will not stop looking further into technically superior natural... Read more
Let's support other natural yarn projects!
I've been blessed to have people like you supporting Royal Llama.
It is my turn to help others grow in the small yarn industry.
Please visit https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/317683391/garys-american-made-yarn-and-fiber?ref=nav_search
Best... Read more
NEW KICKSTARTER LAUNCHED!
We've just launched a new Kickstarter campaign.
We have used Royal Llama to create an awesome, extra soft high performance beanie! Our noble and soft llama fiber has... Read more
Royal Llama passed flammability test!
Must check http://youtu.be/cgM79sCbwwE
Royal Llama, the fiber used in the manufacture of soon to be launched Ultimate Llama Beanie, extinguishes the flame after ignition.
Dreams DO come true, as long as you share them with good people.
Let’s keep dreaming together!
Let’s stay in touch!
Jorge, Isa & kids
Celebrity knitters due in Arica early next year!
They are not your common knitting celebs like Antonio Banderas who learned to knit from co-star Catherine Zeta-Jones during the filming of “The Legend of Zorro”, Australian ex-Prime Minister Julia... Read more
How much more is needed to get the Fair Trade Certification?
Workshops to producers, artisans and students are a common practice at our plant. However, as we do not have adequate facilities we normally have to squeeze participants in our lobby.... Read more
101 uses for the extra money: Get Fair Trade Certification
We will use part of the extra funds raised through crowdfunding to cover the cost of Fair Trade Certification.
We need to show the world how a succesful business can... Read more
The chart below should resolve backers' questions concerning the weight of our yarns.
You will find useful information about Yarn Weight Standards on:
Craft Yarn Concil and Knitting Naturally
Please... Read more
I thank our dearest friend and backer Elizabeth for the correction on our update #24.
I've always had a hard time with English idioms (I'm not all that good in... Read more
Additional color card
For your convenience we have inserted an additional color card linking each one of our natural colors to a familiar object. This should give you a better idea of what our... Read more
Once-in-a-lifetime chance to visit Northern Chile!
Pledge $7.500 or more and we´ll take you and a friend on an unforgetable seven day guided tour to the Chilean Altiplano and the Atacama desert.
Best time to visit... Read more
We are busy preparing rewards for delivery!
After making our goal we are all excited preparing rewards for delivery in September.
As we can't send surveys until the campaign is over in eight more days, we would... Read more
With your continued support…
- We will have a chance to enchant the hearts and minds of thousands of people around the world with products that are unique, functional and intelligent. The expansion of our... Read more
A GREAT GIFT OF LOVE TO YOUR FAVORITE KNITTER
Many of you will give your reward to someone you love.
UPON YOUR REQUEST, WE WILL DELIVER YOUR REWARD TO THE PERSON YOU LOVE AND INCLUDE A SIGNED CARD WITH... Read more
NEW REWARD ADDED!
Those who take spinning SERIOUSLY now have a $55 reward consisting of TEN OUNCES of the silkiest Royal Llama Rovings!
REMEMBER: ALL PLEDGES ABOVE $ 25... Read more
Lisa-Maria’s pledge was like music to our ears!
“When I was a kid, I wanted to become either a clown or a singer. Dreams do come true!” Wrote international award winner mezzosoprano Lisa-Maria Jank.
She likes knitting, crocheting,... Read more
For those of you who did not read our early updates
We are one of the 7 amazing product innovations that Glo Magazine hopes get funding!
Our story attracted the attention of Andie Huber, editor of renowned on-line magazine http://glo.msn.com/ who... Read more
THANK YOU ALL FOR HELPING US BREAK THE $9.500 BARRIER!
We wish to honor all of you wonderful people who make a difference in the lives of others by supporting our project.
29% of total backers and 29% of dollars pledged ... Read more
Two grades of yarns available!
You can choose a 165 yd/50 gram or a thicker grade 105 yd/50 gram in any of our rewards that include yarns!
Once project funding is successful, we will contact... Read more
Let's add color to the Andes!
129 backers helped us reaching almost 30% of our goal…we're almost there!
Each backer's name was randomly assigned a color…except black.
Please spread the word…we need to add color to... Read more
GREG made it possible!
Thanks to our backer Greg who helped us breaking the $ 7000 barrier!
Greg is a strong supporter of many entrepreneurs like us, trying to make life easier through... Read more
PLAN A SWEATER FOR NEXT WINTER!
The 2013 Almanac says that temperatures will be much colder this winter from the East Coast westward to a line from the Dakotas to Texas (www.almanac.com).
To those who have... Read more
Bravo Chile Lindo!
We received our first backer from Chile! She is from Antofagasta, in northern Chile. Before, we had received pledges from the United States, Singapore, Australia, Sweden, France, Germany, Norway, and Bolivia.... Read more
EARRINGS ADDED TO KNITTERS' AND SPINNERS' GUILD REWARDS
We couldn't let our backers choosing our KNITTER'S AND SPINNERS' GUILD SPECIAL rewards without their earrings! Isa is organizing her work force, including Lucia (8), who are great at making... Read more
None but Casey and Jessica Forbes, who visited our exhibit at the TNNA show last June in Columbus, could have created such an astounding social network for knitters as Ravelry.com.... Read more
Passed the four thousand dollar milestone!
We thank you all so much for your pledges, spreading the word, and the many messages of support. We have faith we will reach our goal of $25.000 by the... Read more
Eudocio the weaver wants to help!
Eudocio Choque and his family weaved all their lives with alpaca and sheep wool spun with their own expert Aymara hands. Last sunday they visited our home to show us... Read more
Soft, silky, lovely, new, warm…fabulous!
Designer Susan Dingle's could not resist knitting a dazzling piece with light gray Royal Llama at the TNNA show last june in Columbus, Ohio.
We can't wait to start shipping... Read more
You can mix any colors of Royal Llama yarns and rovings in your rewards!
You will be able to mix any of our seven natural colors of yarns and rovings in your rewards. We will contact all backers promptly after our goal is met... Read more
Great needlearts projects on Kickstarter!
We wish to thank you all of you who are supporting our project, as well as other needlearts endeavours.
With remarkable and innovative products, these family businesses compete in the... Read more
www.glo.msn.com: "Royal Llama is one of the 7 amazing product innovations we hope gets funding".
On line magazine www.glo.msn.com, with 6 million page views per month, believes that Royal Llama: The Fiber of Friendship is part of the 7 CRAZY INNOVATIONS they hope get funding!... Read more