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 sales over $50 have free shipping in the US!
Hot New Tools – This season’s best sellers are game changers in the world of fiber prep. These were our hottest items during Holiday Season last year, and early indications are showing a repeat for 2021!
Lock Pop – Both a versatile stand alone fiber preparation tool and a great tool to pop open a lock before carding or combing. While it may pop locks, it won’t bust your budget at just $105.
Diz Pack – The Diz Pack allows the user to remove 7 different sizes of carded sliver (roving) from a drum carder. At $78, this little box ‘o dizzes will put a big smile on any fiber artist’s face.
Stocking Stuffers – Small sized, relatively inexpensive gifts to plump up your loved one’s stocking.
One of a kind Threading Hook – These are hand turned by Henry in a variety of hardwoods and are $32 for any wood or style.
Fancy Wood Flicker – A versatile fiber prep tool that is a welcome addition to any fiber artist’s arsenal. These are $40 or more and available in cherry, walnut, lacewood, purpleheart, and more.
2/3 Yard Niddy Noddy – This pocket-sized, $26 niddy noddy is great for workshops and retreats.
Spinning Wheel Oil – A small investment – $9 for a one ounce bottle – can save hours of frustration and extend the life of any spinning wheel.
Unicorn Power Scour/Fiber Wash/Fiber Rinse – The 4 oz. bottles are around $5 each and are excellent stain removers in addition to their fleece cleaning abilities.
Sheepy Bags – These $15 re-usable shopping bags bring both laughter and the groceries wherever they go.
For Somone on the “Nice” List – If you’re one of Santa’s Elves this year, putting one of these under the tree will surely land you on next year’s “Nice” list.
Good Clean Fiber Club Subscription – Have you overheard a friend or loved one lamenting the process of skirting and washing dirty, greasy fleece? Give the gift of 4 ounces of clean, washed, premium fleece delivered four times a year for as little as $14 per month.
Blending Board – The ultimate woolen fiber prep tool comes in Cherry at $294 as well as Walnut, Ash, Purpleheart, and Padauk at $357-$387.
When You are on the “Naughty” List – Did you forget an anniversary or birthday this year? While we also suggest throwing in a foot rub or two, these might at least get you from the doghouse to the downstairs couch.
Standard Series Drum Carder – These no-frills workhorses are easy on the budget ($640-$840) and on fiber.
Elite Series Drum Carders – The top of the line carders made anywhere in the world come with a full set of tools to process any type of fiber. At $1275, the Elite Convertible is a hand crank unit that can later be converted to Electric Drive; at $2450, the Crankless has a built-in motor for hands-free and enjoyable carding for hours on end.
The gift of wool – While these can’t be ordered direct through us, we recommend each of these Northern California, woman-owned businesses.
Northern California Fibershed Marketplace – Everything from clothing to housewares so you can give the gift of wool to friends and family who aren’t fiber artists. Many items are climate beneficial, all are made within of our local Northern California Fibershed.
Meridian Jacobs – Fiber, yarn, and finished goods from our favorite local shepherdess.
Sincere Sheep – Simply put, Brooke is one of the most talented indie dyers we know – and the only one that works entirely with natural dyes! She also sources her own Cormo fiber and has it custom spun, as opposed to most “buy it and dye it” operations.
Bonus Section: For the Hank Lovers out there
Hank and Momma Clothing – We appreciate all of the kind words you have all sent about how terribly adorable Roy and Gynna’s son, Hank, is. He now has his own clothing line – including a complete capsule wardrobe.