FibreHut Blog — fibre

Managing colour in hand dyed fibre

Dyeing fibre Tutorial

Managing colour in hand dyed fibre

I’m often asked, and not always by new spinners, the best way to spin those pretty braids of hand dyed fibre and so I thought I would do a series of blog posts looking at hand-dyed fibres and share few techniques, hints and tips that I’ve picked up along the way...

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A Really Quick, Easy and Fuss Free Way to Dye Yarn

Dyeing fibre Tutorial

A Really Quick, Easy and Fuss Free Way to Dye Yarn

I love to dye fibre before spinning but sometimes it’s nice to have more control and predictability over the finished product and dye the yarn once it’s spun. I recently came across this method of dyeing a single ball of yarn using two colours and it’s so quick, easy and fuss free I just had to share...

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Kim’s Festival of Fibre - Whitefaced Woodland

fibre review spinning

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....

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South House Alpacas visit FibreHut

alpaca fibre store news

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>>

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New 'Viking Varieties' wool selection box

fibre spinning store news

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...

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