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Know where your yarn comes from!

Know where your yarn comes from!

This fiber was purchased by us from a sheep breeder in Maine. Downeast Fiber Farm raises fine wools breeds of sheep- merino and rambouillet and has gorgeous exceptionally soft fiber. 24 more words


Wonder Wave

Natural Fiber is Stronger than Steel

Nanocellulose, a material derived from tree fiber and some grain stalks, could now be sourced from blue-green algae in sufficient quantities to cost-efficiently create ultra-thin media displays, lightweight body armor, a one-pound boat that carries up to 1,000 pounds of cargo, and a wide range of other products. 137 more words

Natural Awakenings

Colors Made By The Sun

Yep, it’s cold!

Here are some warm, bright and optimistic color combinations with our naturally dyed alpaca yarn. Maybe it is time to knit a cowl! 70 more words


My latest handspun

Here is a small pile of my latest handspun.

From bottom left to top middle to right: Fiber by Gwen Erin Natural Fibers (mixed variety spun into a gradient), Fiber by… 88 more words