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Specimen Fiber now online!

Spencer Lepler

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Specimen Fiber now online!

For those of you who have shopped our shows and our old website, have we got a great update for you! We've just listed a lot of fiber on our store.  There's locks, mohair, merino, BFL, superwash, feltable fibers and blends. All Specimen Fibers are 20% off retail price, no discount code required.  And as always, shipping is free on all orders over 2 lbs.


The Fiberists @ The Shenandoah Valley Fiber Festival

Spencer Lepler

Shenandoah Vally Fiber Festival The Fiberists will be at the Shenandoah Valley Fiber Festival September 27 & 28, 2014. Come by and see all of our yarns and fiber in person! The Shenandoah Valley Fiber Festival is a two day event on the last weekend in September. It takes place at the Clarke County Ruritan Fair Grounds in Berryville, VA. Although it isn't as large as The Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival or Rhinebeck, it is definitely one of our favorites!


Ulee's Hat by Tanis Gray

Spencer Lepler

Ulee's Hat by Tanis Gray

We know that here in Virginia it is the middle of summer and the last thing on anyone's mind is winter, but Tanis Gray of Tanis Knits just released a beautiful new fair isle hat pattern using our Curie Heavy Worsted yarn. We think its the perfect excuse to get an early jump on that holiday knitting. Her Ulee's Hat pattern is knit with our Au - Gold and Sb2S3 - Stibnite colorways. Our single-ply yarn is perfect for showing off the fairisle colorwork in the body of the hat and the alternating color ribbed edging. You can check out...


The Aurora Glacier Hat by Suzy Allen

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The Aurora Glacier Hat by Suzy Allen

Our friend Suzy Allen of Chain 2 created this wonderful slouchy hat using our Audubon Bulky. Her Aurora Glacier Hat pattern is inspired by our Glacial Cave - Lost Paradise Ice Cave colorway which itself is inspired by photographs of the Paradise Ice Caves of Mt. Rainer's Paradise Glacier which were first documented as early as 1908 and have grown and shrunk over the past century. Currently they are lost to us, due to glacial recession, but there is still hope that someday they may return. You may have to wait a long time for the caves to return, but...


Yarn Bomb your mac!

Spencer Lepler

Yarn Bomb your mac!

In celebration of the launch of our new website we commissioned a set of 9 mac icons based on our yarn and fiber.You can show off how much you love our yarn and spinning fiber by replacing your default icons for drives, folders, or any other file you want. There are directions in the zip file, or you can read apple's directions on how to do so here.Feel free to share these icons with your friends!