Category Archives: Fiber

Show Us Your Shawl 2013: Kirsten Kapur Shawls

Since Kirsten Kapur of Through the Loops had just visited us in April, we had a number of shawls knit from her designs. When Kirsten was here with her trunk show, we got a sneak peek at her latest design, … Continue reading

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FO Friday: A Double Dose of Leslie

When Leslie embraces a hobby, she does so wholeheartedly. We are treated on a regular basis to the gorgeous things that Leslie has made, and today, we feature two of them. This is Semele (available as a Ravelry in-store download), … Continue reading

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New Yarn: Ross Farm!

We are THRILLED to carry yarn and spinning locks from Ross Farm Heritage and Rare Breed Fibers. You all have been asking for local yarn, and with 84, PA right down the road, it’s hard to get more local than … Continue reading

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FO Friday: Julie’s Handspun

Julie brought in two examples of her handspun. The first is Thinking of Waves (sadly, not a Ravelry in-store purchase), knit with handspun Frabjous Fibers Merino Sparkle Blend in Iris. The second is sock yarn that she spun out of … Continue reading

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Meet the Natural Stitches Staff: Emily

Project I would gladly knit again: Wingspan [FREE] – I just knit one in my handspun from Pagewood Farms, and think I might make another with some Kauni, or some sock yarn scraps. Nine times out of ten I knit … Continue reading

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New Fiber!

What a treat to open a box from our friends at Yarn Hollow! We’ve restocked all your favorites, plus we now have new fibers and colors that were previously only available at last summer’s fiber tasting!

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July Events and Announcements

Can you all believe it is July already? We hope you are keeping cool; here at the shop we have CRANKED the air conditioning and remind you that whenever the door is open, the couch is open, so come on … Continue reading

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Spinning Section Switcharoo

We have switched around the classroom and the spinning section. I’m amazed at how much better we can see the fiber!

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Featured Item Friday: Silk Hankies

Silk hankies, or matawas, were “Harlotted” (in other words, made incredibly popular in the fiber world) by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee when she posted about knitting some absolutely beautiful mittens. We are thrilled to have a stunning restock of the silk hankies … Continue reading

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2012 Resolutions!

It’s that time! I asked the staff if they had made any fiber-related resolutions for 2012. Rather than think of these as a list of things we can and cannot do, let’s think of them as ways to guide our … Continue reading

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