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Meet Rachel Brown of Porpoise Fur and learn about Yarn in the City Yarn Crawls

Today I’d like to tell you about Rachel Brown from Porpoise Fur. Rachel is American but now lives in the UK. She has been spinning for a number of years and after dabbling in dyeing her own fibre she launched her own online shop selling hand dyed spinning fibre under the name Porpoise Fur. 357 more words


Fiber In The Forest

Just back from my first Fiber In the Forest workshop, hosted by the Eugene Textile Center.  It was great fun and I met some super great ladies!   164 more words

One year of Progress


It has been almost a year since we opened our doors here at Yarn it and Haberdashery where a dream started and grew into a business, a community and lot’s of new friends! 144 more words


Visit to the local yarn dyer...

Known for their gorgeous and vividly variegated sock yarns, this is one of my favorite local yarn dyers in Oregon. I have knitted many projects with their yarns in various weights ranging from a simple shawlettes, long tunics, sweaters, long wrap cardigans and everything in between.   25 more words

Life In General...

A visit to the CT Sheep Breeder's Sheep and Wool Festival

The sky was a breath-taking blue, the few clouds were softly white and wispy, and the sun was shining brightly on Saturday morning as we set out on our trip to Rockville, CT to the sheep and wool festival. 527 more words


Spinning Roving into Yarn

Last August I had the awesome opportunity to teach a photography class at the Great Basin Fiber Arts Fair. My students were awesome and my class was really successful! 139 more words