Category Archives: Fiber
In honor of the Tour de Fleece, let’s look at some handspun. We’ve shown Julie’s handspun before, and by popular demand, here’s another FO! This is a simple seed stitch scarf in Abstract Fiber’s Chocolate Rainbow.
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
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
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
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
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!
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
We have switched around the classroom and the spinning section. I’m amazed at how much better we can see the fiber!
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