Ten Tips for Holiday Shopping Success in 2021

  Ten Tips for Holiday Shopping Success in 2021 With so much Holiday shopping taking place online these days, successful holiday shopping is now dependent on successful holiday shipping. Here are ten tips that will help keep your holidays happy by shopping smart and keeping the end goal – a successful and on time gift…

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Holiday Gift Guide 2021

Looking for the perfect gift for a fiber-minded friend or family member? Need something to for your guild’s gift exchange? We’ve got you covered with this year’s Gift Guide, easily sorted into five different categories. Click on an item’s name in blue to be taken directly to that item’s page. As a friendly reminder, all…

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How to Wash Raw Wool

How to Wash Fleece: the Henry Clemes Method Washing raw fleece is a straightforward process, though many different methods exist. This is Henry’s wool scouring method that he has refined through years of tinkering, with the goal being to consistently produce a clean wool fleece while being as efficient as possible with his time and…

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January 2020 Newsletter

Hello there! We usually like to start our first newsletter of the year with a reflection on the recent past… but not this year. Two thousand and twenty is clearly not messing around. It is here to kick butt and take names. If the first week of the year has shown us anything, it is…

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December 2019 Newsletter

Hello there! Thank you to everyone who supported us and other local and small businesses by Shopping Small on Small Business Saturday. As we said, the goal isn’t so much about bashing large corporations but about making conscious decisions when shopping and gift giving. One of the best gifts we heard about this year was…

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3 Fine Fiber Drum Carding Myths

We’ve all heard them: You have to turn the handle slowly or use a fur drum for fine fibers, carding fiber too many times create nepps and noils, and if you’re getting nepps and noils, it is definitely operator error. Let’s jump right into it by debunking one of the most persistent and complex myths.…

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Lambtown Festival 2019

I am so proud of how this year’s Lambtown Festival turned out! All of our board members and committee chairs put in countless hours throughout the year, working behind the scenes to make sure everything came out juuuuust right. When it was all said and done, 3,100 people came through the gates, making Lambtown Festival…

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