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A Visit to the Central Virginia Fiber Mill

Spencer Lepler

Tags Fiber Processing, Mill Tour, Travel

A Visit to the Central Virginia Fiber Mill

The Picker opens up the fibers and blows them into a small collection room Last month on our way to Laughing Sheep Yarns in Charlottesville, VA for our Trunk Show we took a detour to visit our friend Mary Kearney at Central Virginia Fiber Mill in Ruckersville, VA. Mary gave us a tour of the mill and we discussed various aspects of running the fiber mill.  The tour began at the skirting table.  This is the first stop on the fiber's journey, once it arrives and is unpacked.  Here, the fleece is laid out and undesirable parts are removed. These include...


The Fiberists at Two Rivers Yarns

Spencer Lepler

Tags Trunk Shows

The Fiberists at Two Rivers Yarns
The last event we have coming up in November, but certainly not the least, is a trunk show at Two Rivers Yarns in Purcellville, VA.  This will be our second trunk show at Two Rivers Yarns, but the first time at the new store.

The Fiberists Present: The inaugural Fiber Night Market

Spencer Lepler

Tags Shows & Festivals

The Fiberists Present: The inaugural Fiber Night Market
We are proud to bring you, for the first time, an intimate evening yarn and fiber shopping experience in Herndon, Virginia.

The Fiberists at the Maryland Alpaca and Fleece Festival

Spencer Lepler

Tags Shows & Festivals

The Fiberists at the Maryland Alpaca and Fleece Festival
The next event we have on the horizon is the Maryland Alpaca and Fleece Festival. We've enjoyed shopping at this festival in the past, but this will be our first year showing our collections here.  

The Fiberists at Laughing Sheep yarns

Spencer Lepler

Tags Trunk Shows

The Fiberists at Laughing Sheep yarns
We have a number of events happening over the next few weeks. The first starts this weekend with a trunk show at Laughing Sheep Yarns in Charlottesville, VA