Category Archives: Fiber

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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What’s Going On?

A lot has been happening around the shop lately! Did you know we celebrated our FOURTH anniversary last week? We received a huge restock of Frabjous Fibers hand-dyed top in a number of bases. They flooded during Hurricane Irene, so … Continue reading

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TNNA Update

Martha and Yvonne are still at TNNA, but I asked them to send me a list of what they’ve ordered so I can share it with you all. Yvonne will provide all the juicy details about the yarn, the parties, … Continue reading

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Live! From TNNA!

This weekend is the annual TNNA — The National Needlearts Association — trade show. Yvonne and Martha will be there checking out all that is new and wonderful in yarn and fiber! They’ll be tweeting all weekend from our Twitter … Continue reading

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