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  • Poems Sock Yarn!

    Now available at our store in Eugene, new Poems Sock yarn! $18 each for 459 yards. 75% superwash with 20% nylon. These can make a beautiful shawl!
  • Starry Starry Night

    Take a look at this beautiful shawl pattern! Made with La Habana 100% silk yarn, hand-dyed yarn.
  • Saki Bamboo

    Just in! New Saki Bamboo yarn available at our Eugene store. Take a look at those colors! $17 for 462 yards. 50% superwash merino, 25% rayon, and 25% nylon. You won't believe the sheen of this yarn.
  • Fiber Batts

    Craving some color? Take a look at our hand-crafted fiber batts, made with merino, silk, alpaca and more. Shown here is Lusty Lilac.
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All of our yarns are hand washable and care instructions are provided on the back of the labels. Great care is taken to wash out any remaining dye particles, but some colors 'set' better than others, so you might see some residual dye in the water when you wash your fabric.

Because of this, we recommend the following washing instructions:

  • Use cold water and very mild soaps that are appropriate for fine fibers.
  • Soak the garment for a very brief time, and then rinse in clear water.

The first time you wash your garment, you might see a bit of color in the water. Add 1/4 cup of white vinegar to the last rinse.

We also recommend Eucalan, a product we carry, to wash all of our yarns. It is a great washing agent for fine fibers and does not require rinsing. In fact, it should not be rinsed, which will save you time and conserve water!

Note: La Perfecta, Matilde, and Martina are a machine washable wools. Use a gentle cycle with like colors for best results. Sock yarn is also machine washable if noted "superwash" on yarn label.

Events & News

  • New Spinning Class!
  • New Classes for 2015!
  • Estes Wool Market
  • Black Sheep Gathering

Check out this upcoming class! Color Tricks in Spinning, with instructor Janel Laidman, will teach you how to spin painted rovings and batts. See the Classes & Events schedule for details!

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Check out the new class schedule for January to April, 2015! Classes range from beginning knitting, lace, socks, Entrelac techniques, and much more. Don't wait, find the one you want and call us or email to reserve your spot!

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June 11-14, 2015 at the Fairgrounds at Stanley Park,  Estes Park, CO

http://www.colorado.gov/cs/Satellite/TownofEstesPark/CBON/1251609816602

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June 19-21, 2015 at Lane County Fairgrounds, Eugene, Oregon. 

Vendors, animals, workshops, demonstrations, fleeces and fun!

http://www.blacksheepgathering.org/

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