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Red Hill Fiber Mill’s passion is the processing of alpaca fiber.
We do have the ability to process wool, mohair and other blends!
If you are interested in blending fibers or other fiber types please reach out to us!

The following services are provided in our Up Front Pricing

*These prices are all inclusive, no hidden fees!

Prep Fee

$18/lb

Includes
○ Skirting
○ Tumbling
○ Washing
○ Carding to Cloud
○ Carding to Roving
○ Carding to Batt

•Based on incoming weight, non-refundable
•To cloud or roving, this is your total fee

Finishing Fee

$22/lb

Includes
○ Pindrafting
○ Spinning (Any size above Fingering)
○ Plying (1, 2, 3 Ply)
○ Skein Winding
○ Cone Winding

•This is based on finished weight

Additional Services

○ Additional Skirting $22/hr
○ Fingering Weight & below $24/lb
○ Cones $0.50/ea
○ Dyeing
• Dyeing – Solid Color $10/lb (min of 2lb per colorway)
• Dye Setup $25.00/color
• Hand Dye – Small Batch $30/batch
○ Blending
• Supplied with YOUR fiber $2/lb
• Supplied with OUR fiber $2/lb + current cost of blending fiber plus 15% 
○ Bulk Dryer Balls
• 6 lb min $13/lb
• 12 lb and over $11/lb

* Contact us for Mill provided blending options and current market pricing

Pricing Examples

100% Alpaca
·        10 lbs fiber sent in with $18/lb deposit = $180.00
·        Assuming a 15% loss rate following washing/carding, you are left with 8.5 lbs fiber to be spun into yarn
·        8.5lb X $22.00 = $187.00
·        Total cost = $367.00
·        $367.00 / 10lb = 36.70/lb
 
100% Wool or Mohair
·        10 lbs fiber sent in with $18/lb deposit = $180.00
·        Assuming a 40% loss rate following washing/carding, you are left with 6 lbs fiber to be spun into yarn
·        6lb X $22.00 = $132.00
·        Total cost = $312.00
·        $312.00 / 10lb = $31.20/lb
 
Alpaca Blends
·        10 lbs fiber sent in with $18/lb deposit = $180.00
·        Assuming a 15% loss rate following washing/carding, you are left with 8.5 lbs fiber to be spun into yarn
·        Blending Material $3/lb x 2.55lb (30% blend) = $7.65
·        Blending Fee $2/lb total weight = $22.10
·        11.05 X $22.00 = $243.10
·        Total cost = $430.75
·        $430.75 / 10 = $43.07/lb
 
Wool/Mohair Blends
·        10 lbs fiber sent in with $18/lb deposit = $180.00
·        Assuming a 40% loss rate following washing/carding, you are left with 6 lbs fiber to be spun into yarn
·        Blending Material $3/lb x 1.79 (30% blend) = $5.37
·        Blending Fee $2/lb total weight = $15.58
·        7.79 X $22.00 = $171.38
·        Total cost = $356.75
·        $356.75 / 10lb = $35.67/lb  

Our Commitment to You

The Mill strives to provide you with the best possible service. We know how hard you’ve worked for your raw fiber, and we will work just as hard to provide you with the best possible finished product.

We want to ensure we have the happiest customers, but want you to remember that we are human too! Mistakes happen from mechanical malfunction, miscommunication, or human error.

If you are not happy with the end product, and we cannot resolve the issue, we will buy back your fiber (at raw fiber price) and refund the finishing fee.

Special Services

The Mill offers FREE pickup & delivery within 150 miles of our location, we will also pickup & deliver bulk orders of 75 lbs or more within 350 miles. For all other orders, inquire for pickup & delivery charges.

* Free pickup with minimum of 5 pounds of fiber

Any other shipments can be sent via FedEx, UPS, USPS, or LTL. If you’d like a shipping quote, please contact info@redhill.element212.com
* If you do not see a service listed, please contact us and we will try to accommodate your request!

Disclaimers

• Included in our “Up Front Pricing”, prep fees at the Mill provide 20 minutes of basic skirting of your fiber. After that, we charge $22 per hour for additional skirting. We reserve the right to do as much skirting as we feel it is necessary for the fiber to run through our equipment without damaging it. We also reserve the right to return fiber to you that we feel has too much vegetation and other foreign matter to process successfully.

• Posted prices are subject to change without notice. Pricing will not be changed for orders already under contract.

• We do not have a minimum amount of fiber we will process, however – the minimum charge is for 3 pounds. Please contact us for quantity discounts.

• We have a $25 fee for returned checks.

• Outstanding accounts will be assessed 1.5% fee per month, on amounts past due over 30 days. After 60 days past due, items will become the property of Red Hill Fiber Mill.