Doing some final prep and product selection for this Sunday’s Fibrations event at Robert Porter Park behind Sir James Douglas School in Victoria’s fabulous Fairfield neighbourhood. As has become the case, we have way too many fibres and products to be able to bring everything, but we hope to cover what local felters, spinners and otherContinue reading “Chaotic Fibres at Fibrations this weekend!”
Set your calendar for Sunday, May 29th! The annual 100 Mile Fleece and Fibre Fair at the Bradley Centre in Coombs is one of Vancouver Island’s great fibre events, and it promises to be bigger and better than ever. Yes, Chaotic Fibres will be there and we’re stocked up with all kinds of wool, silkContinue reading “100 Mile Fleece and Fibre Coming Up!”
It’s time for another Christmas Stocking Stuffer for you from Chaotic Fibres! Our West Coast storms delayed this post – we appreciate your patience!! Grab a 20% discount on our Outrageous Chaotic Bags of Fibre until December 31st. Have some outrageous chaotic fun with this wild compendium of fibre. Each bag of 100g may includeContinue reading “Second Chaotic Fibres Stocking Stuffer!”
No, it’s not because of trying to stretch Halloween or a fascination with vampires, it’s all because of the fibre! Sharon’s eyes lit up at the mass of new fibre from our recent shipments, and she just had to crank into the piles with her Ashford Wild Carder once again. Seacell, Mohair, Angora, Firestar, Camel,Continue reading “Chaotic Fibres bringing on the batts!”
Our travels to Europe a couple of years ago took us to Marrakesh and the exotic flavours, colours and textures of the thousand year old medina. What an experience it was wandering and getting endlessly lost in the souks of the walled market town. Our photos of that time instantly bring back the rich coloursContinue reading “Moroccan Inspired Scarves”
I’m trying out some new fibre combinations and new techniques. Here’s a pod I had great fun with using Icelandic wool, some colourful mohair locks and a few accents with vibrant sari silk threads.
Busy few days sourcing out new, local fibre. We drove from our Victoria home to Qualicum Bay area last week to visit Jenny at her Up A Creek Farm and get mohair she’d collected from her angora goats. It’s so nice to see happy, well-treated animals! Sharon’s been busy washing it and preparing it forContinue reading “Cobble Hill to take in the 2014 Cowichan Fleece and Fibre Fair”