Looking for the perfect gift for a fiber-minded friend or family member? Need something for your guild’s gift exchange? We’ve got you covered with this year’s Gift Guide, easily sorted into five different categories.
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Holiday Gifts – What’s New for 2022
Our Norcal Fibershed Sampler gives a two-ounce taste of the wide variety of breeds grown in Northern California.
From our friends at Snyder Spindles, the Destiny 3 Turkish Spindle is virtually indestructible and comes in a handful of bright colors.
Perfect Stocking Stuffers and Gift Exchange Treasures
Not only are these gifts small size, they are priced just right to stuff stockings or fit into your Guild’s or Maker Gift Exchange.
These are hand turned by Henry in a variety of hardwoods and are $32 for any wood or style.
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.
This pocket-sized, $32 niddy noddy is great for workshops and retreats.
A small investment – $10 for a one ounce bottle – can save hours of frustration and extend the life of any spinning wheel.
The 4 oz. bottles are around $5 each and are excellent stain removers in addition to their fleece cleaning abilities.
These $15 re-usable shopping bags bring both laughter and the groceries wherever they go.
Gifts for Those on “The Nice List”
Whether you’re one of Santa’s Elves and shopping for the fiber artist on “the nice list” or looking for that perfect gift to get yourself on “the nice list,” putting one of these under the tree will surely fit the bill.
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.
The ultimate woolen fiber prep tool comes in Cherry ($330) as well as Walnut, Ash, Purpleheart, and Padauk ($405-$435).
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 $120.
The Diz Pack allows the user to remove 7 different sizes of carded sliver (roving) from a drum carder. At $92, this little box ‘o dizzes will put a big smile on any fiber artist’s face.
Gifts for When You’re 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.
These no-frills workhorses are easy on the budget ($690-$890) and on fiber.
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 $1440, the Elite Convertible is a hand crank unit that can later be converted to Electric Drive; at $2750, the Crankless has a built-in motor for hands-free and enjoyable carding for hours on end.
Give the Gift of Wool
While these can’t be ordered directly through us, we recommend each of these Northern California, woman-owned businesses.
This is a group of friends that we vend with at Stitches West and Lambtown Festival. They all make wonderful products and are good people, too.
Fiber, yarn, and finished goods from our favorite local shepherdess.
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.
Here’s a Bonus for Reading our Whole Guide: For the Hank Lovers
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.
Can’t Find What You are Looking For?
Please don’t hesitate to reach out to us if you can’t find exactly what you’re looking for. We’d be happy to help you find the perfect gift for the fiber artist in your life!