Fiberworks is excited to be one of only two shops in Ohio to carry the newest yarn from Malabrigo – Caracol! Caracol is a thick-and-thin bulky weight single, wrapped with a crisis-crossing thread to create a truly unique yarn that looks like stained glass windows. The colors are literally breath-taking, and supply of this yarn is limited. A sample of some of the colors is above, come to the store to see them all!
We also have some new needles and notions. Floops are floppy, elastic stitch marker loops that are made to easily slip from one knitting needle to the other when slipping a marker. These wonderful little loops are both soft and pliable, and have been so popular we have already had to reorder twice. They are available in a range of sizes and colors, but the blues and purples will complement our newest needles, the Majestic wooden needles from Knit Picks. Made of their signature colored and laminated wood, the Majestic needles are rich jewel tones with sharp points. We currently have both tips and complete Options kits, with fixed circulars, straight and double-pointed needles on their way.
A final note – Fiberworks will be at Wool Gathering this weekend, September 17th and 18th. Located at Young’s Jersey Dairy on US 68 just north of Yellow Springs, Wool Gathering is a yarn and fiber festival with sheep-shearing and herding demonstrations, alpaca petting, and over 100 vendors from as far away as Arizona. Admission is free, so be sure to come and check it out. Hours are 10 to 7 on Saturday and 10 to 5 on Sunday, rain or shine. Our shop will also be open from 1 to 5 on both Saturday and Sunday, so please stop in on your way to or from the festival.