FibreHut Blog

Kim’s Festival of Fibre - Whitefaced Woodland July 30 2020

I love spinning all fibre, all the glorious blends, dyed batts and funky rolags but there's something very satisfying about sitting down with a big cloud of washed and combed natural fibre. In this blog it is my aim to introduce you to the less common but no less worthy fibres and encourage you to sample them for yourselves to experience their delights, uniqueness and lovely sheepy goodness! For this first post I am going to talk about Whitefaced Woodland....


South House Alpacas visit FibreHut June 11 2019

Lots of people enjoyed the alpaca day here at Fibrehut on Saturday 6th July 2019. The gorgeous alpacas from South House Alpacas of South Littleton were so very well behaved and everyone managed to get up close with our cute furry friends! Good quality fleeces from the animals were on sale but sold out quickly (more available at FibreHut from time to time) plus there were lots of lovely alpaca fibre top and blends range available to sample and buy in the shop...

Here are a few photos taken on the day... more>>


New 'Viking Varieties' wool selection box January 10 2019

Try our new selection box of four natural wool tops from the frozen north. 50 grams each of Finnish, Gotland, Icelandic and Zwartbles combed wool...

Wool is natural, renewable & biodegradable October 15 2016

Wool is natural, renewable & biodegradable. Every year sheep produce a new fleece making wool a renewable fibre source. At the end of its useful life wool can be returned to the soil where it will quickly decompose...


Spinning with Swaledale wool top July 21 2016

I have never personally spun Swaledale myself before now but I thought as there is lots of it in the shop I might TEST some! The first thing I noticed is it's an absolutely gorgeous natural misty silver grey which I adore...