Save 15% on Hemp and Ramie until September 22 at Chaotic Fibres!

Add some bast fibre to your special projects for a late summer thrill as you explore the wonder of ancient fibres. Hemp has a long history of use in the world of fibre, going back at least 8000 years. It’s regaining popularity due to its strength and versatility, fabulous colour retention and other enduring qualities.Continue reading “Save 15% on Hemp and Ramie until September 22 at Chaotic Fibres!”

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”

Chaotic Fibres, Victoria new products

Just over three weeks to Fibrations and we’re excited! This will be our second year with this iconic outdoor fibre event here in Victoria. Set your calendar for Sunday, August 21st and head to Robert Porter Park just off Moss Street – the same location as last year near the Fairfield Gonzales Community Place. ThisContinue reading “Chaotic Fibres, Victoria new products”

100 Mile Fleece and Fibre Coming Up!

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!”

Yakkity Yak … Chaotic Fibres goes nomadic

What’s new and exciting? The world of fibre is unfolding like a rare, beautiful flower, opening slowly with the world waiting breathlessly to create magical gardens. What’s old is new again. Yak has become popular – easy to understand when you feel this soft (15 to 19 micron) and amazing fibre. So many great characteristics:Continue reading “Yakkity Yak … Chaotic Fibres goes nomadic”

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 Fibre’s Silk Experience Kit

So often we hear people marvel at the range of fabulous materials available to enhance felting, spinning or other fibre creations. Silk takes on many wonderful forms as it moves from cocoon to innovative silk products, and it has spectacular potential for enhancing projects. Silk hankies to textural silk noil, luscious silk string and theContinue reading “Chaotic Fibre’s Silk Experience Kit”

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