Chaotic Fibres adding Giant Himalayan Stinging Nettle fibre soon to Online Store

Stinging nettles … who would think! One of the luxuries of having a fibre business is getting to play with all kinds of fibres and blends. Our latest fascination is with Giant Himalayan Stinging Nettle fibre that will be coming to our Online Store in the next few days. Have you tried spinning or feltingContinue reading “Chaotic Fibres adding Giant Himalayan Stinging Nettle fibre soon to Online Store”

News from Chaotic Fibres

As Victoria gleefully shakes itself off after an ample dose of winter, we are finally clearing away recent shipments and looking forward to 2017 and the next round of fibre festivals and online sales. One of our latest items for spinners and felters is Dyed Silk Hankies. Our supplier in Italy offers Black, White andContinue reading “News from Chaotic Fibres”

Season’s Greetings from Chaotic Fibres

Wishing you a wonderful Christmas season! The recent snow and cold here on Vancouver Island reminds us of our years living in climates where a real Canadian winter brought days of crystal gleaming snow before slush and banks of melting ice relieved us of our winter reveries. In the meantime, it feels more like ChristmasContinue reading “Season’s Greetings from Chaotic Fibres”

Fibres West 2016 a Success!

Wow … wow … wow! Fibres West 2016 was a blaze of activity and an incredible weekend. It was great to see vendors we had met either at last year’s Fibres West or at other fibre events, and it was terrific to chat with Chaotic customers who had made purchases previously. We had wonderful feedbackContinue reading “Fibres West 2016 a Success!”

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

Chaotic Fibres will be selling all kinds of fibre at the Victoria Handweavers and Spinners Guild ‘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 MarketplaceContinue reading “Chaotic Fibres at VHWSG’s Spin In, February 27th”

Chaotic Fibres New Stock Soon!

Our hats are off to Michelle, Leola and their team of volunteers for last weekend’s successful Cowichan Fleece and Fibre Festival in Cobble Hill. We had a terrific time and we look forward to returning next year for this annual, Vancouver Island event. It’s always interesting to look back at which fibres were most in demandContinue reading “Chaotic Fibres New Stock Soon!”

New Felting Tools and Fibre from Chaotic Fibres

We have not been hiding under a rock! In some ways, I wish we had. Instead, we’ve been recovering from a nasty flood from a burst pipe with the resulting restoration work that has taken almost a month so far. Just before the tsunami in the middle of the night, we had made the decision toContinue reading “New Felting Tools and Fibre from Chaotic Fibres”

Chaotic Fibres, a successful fibre weekend in Vancouver

Thank you, Fibres West! We had a very busy and successful time at Vancouver’s biggest fibre event, meeting many fibre enthusiasts from all over BC, including the Interior, Vancouver Island, Northern BC as well as Washington State, Alberta and Ontario. It was nice putting faces to the names of people we had spoken with orContinue reading “Chaotic Fibres, a successful fibre weekend in Vancouver”

Chaotic Fibres in Victoria. New, hand painted yarns, skeins and tops for Fibres West

Tulip buds are straining to open, cherry tree blossoms float by as the breeze settles gently on Victoria’s streets and Sharon’s latest hand painted yarns, skeins and tops are finished and ready for Vancouver’s Fibres West. Even if you’re encased in winter’s grip, these colours promise to usher spring to your door! The vibrant BlueContinue reading “Chaotic Fibres in Victoria. New, hand painted yarns, skeins and tops for Fibres West”

Silk Yarns ready for Fibres West

We are packed to the rafters! Getting ready for Vancouver’s Fibres West in less than 2 weeks. We are still receiving some last minute shipments from Europe, preparing, packaging, pricing and loading the new products on our Online Store. We have some unusual new yarns for knitters! Our new Banana Silk Yarn is luscious! AlthoughContinue reading “Silk Yarns ready for Fibres West”

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