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Fibres West Fleece and Fibre Festival News from Chaotic Fibres, Victoria, BC VHWSG's Spin In

Chaotic Fibres at VHWSG’s Spin In, February 27th

Chaotic Fibres will be selling all kinds of fibre at the Victoria Handweavers and Spinners chaotic fibres sample fibre pack of woolGuild ‘Spin In’ on Saturday, February 27th from 10am until 3:30. This event will be held at the Saanich Fairgrounds, a spacious and perfect location for housing all the busy spinners plus the half dozen vendors. Entrance to the Marketplace is free. Come and have a peek! We’ll have lots of great fibre: Colourful Chaotic Batts, a variety of Fibre Packs plus lots of wool, silk and specialty fibre for local spinners and felters.

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Fibres West 2016 is our next fibre event. This is BC’s largest fibre festival and it was a great success for us last year. This year is the eighth consecutive Fibres West and there are almost 50 vendors signed up so it’s worth travelling to. Last year we saw visitors from the US, as far east as Ontario and as far north as Yukon! Laurie Steffler will be leading classes on felted scarves and shawls, bags and baskets plus there will be classes on weaving, basketry, lace, spinning, knitting and rug hooking. Free lectures run throughout the days. Fibres West will be held at the Cloverdale Arena, a half hour drive from the Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal for Vancouver Islanders planning to make this a day trip.

Other festivals and sales we will be visiting in the coming months: 100 Mile Fleece and Fibre Festival in Coombs; Fibrations in Victoria, Cowichan Fleece and Fibre in Cobble Hill.

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Spin In 2015 Tomorrow!

Come and see our spinning and felting fibres at Spin In tomorrow!

We will be one of six vendors in the Spin In Marketplace at the Saanich Fairgrounds. Admission to the marketplace is free. Chaotic Fibres will have many of our products from our online store available so come and look. We will be bringing so many new items, like Sharon’s new Chaotic Batts, wool tops and batts from some of the over 20 kinds of wool we carry, from Blue Faced Leicester to Massam, Shetland, Finnish, Gotland, Bergschaf, Jacob and more. Wow! And silk! Pulled Sari Silk Cloud and Pulled Sari Silk Sliver, Eri Silk, Tussah Top, Mulberry Silk Strings, Carded Silk Lap and Mulberry Sliver. Then we have lots of wool blends and our specialty fibres like Rose Fibre, Baby Camel Fibre, De-Haired Yak. Sheesh!

We hope to see you at #SpinIn2015!