Monday, August 6, 2012

August yarn and roving giveaway

This month i'm having another clear out in more ways than one ! I just finished cleaning out the end section of our barn to house our new sheep. The first 6 shetland sheep are here and they are so lovely.....i'm really looking forward to looking after them and spinning and knitting all that lovely shetland wool. we have been really careful in our quality choice so that the sheep will have soft strong fine wool for our new fair isle sweaters.....(here's my shetland blog) : not much on the blog as yet but will post lots new stuff over the next few days and will possibly have one or two giveaways !  at the same time we are getting ready for 3 shows, packing yarns etc and have some mill ends in yarns and rovings for this months giveaway......Next few months sure will be busy !

The 1 st show is :  August 24-25-26, 2012.......this should be a fun show, i will be at the booth on 25th and 26th. A great weekend filled with workshops and crafty crafters. Yarn Harlot will be there along with Lexi boeger, Diane Gonthier, Lousie Lortie, Carol Secord, Tonia Weber, Janet Whittam, Jackie Ottino and 'the yarn bombers.....Les Ville-Laines.

The 2nd show is :  Saturday September 8th 2012. 9:30am to 4:30pm
This is a fab show, one of the best in got to come to this show ! It's a great day of just knitting relaited goodies......lots of great vendors all under the same roof....its a day to stock up on all your knitting stuff for the coming winter knitting months.......we even get a ton of American ladies coming to this show its that good !

The 3rd show is a new show for me ! The Woodstock fleec festival
At this show i will be selling lots and lots of Luxury rovings, batts with some yarns too. I will also have our new line of qiviut socks.......qiviut socks in many different blends and even pure qiviut for those who really need hot socks !

If you get the chance to attend any of the shows please stop by the booth and say hello  !

Also been Busy with Stock taking and spinning more yarns and oodles of lovely rovings, i have some mill ends and bits and bob's that are in need of a new home for this months giveaway.
Lot # 1 above contains: 227 grams of Angora rabbit, cashmere, Buffalo, qiviut, Mohair, Alpaca and Merino all in 2, 3 4 ply's.

Lot # 2 above contains: 240 grams of  Angora rabbit, cashmere, Alpaca, Buffalo, merino and some Mohair again in 2, 3, 4 ply's.

Lot # 3 above contains: 26 gram ball of pencil roving of 50% angora/50% Camel....its so soft ! and also has the 3 little bags of carded 100% grey Shetland wool, red 50% cashmere, silk blend and carded mix of 100% merino for felting or spinning. Will also include some qiviut mill ends in yarns or roving whatever we have on hand at time of shipping !

Lot # 4 above contains: 100 grams of 100% merino for felting or spinning and contains all the colors seen below. The merino is soft and felts really well ! We will also include some mill ends in lot # 4 too of qiviut in yarns or rovings whatever we have onhand at time of shipping !
will choose 4 winners at random: To enter simply tell us of a show, any fiber show that you have attended in the last 12 months.
Competition runs from: 6th August TO 31st August 2012. 

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

July 2012 competition/giveaway winner

Congrats to 'Injuneau' your entry was drawn at random......pls contact us with your
 name and address so we can get your yarns mailed off to you !
my email address:

check out the next giveaway to be posted in a couple of days !