Chaotic Fibres Open Again

Chaotic Fibres is now able to resume business and ship online orders! Thank you for your patience as we waited for the pandemic emergency to ease. We hope you have managed to stay safe and well through this period of isolation! Order online now and save 20%! This special discount is being offered until theContinue reading “Chaotic Fibres Open Again”

Chaotic Fibres news for fibre lovers

Our Online Store is open again after our exciting trip through Asia to the Mediterranean and on to England – visiting 23 cities in 16 countries! It was a fabulous trip that took us to so many regions and cities that were new to us, with great highlights like seeing Petra in Jordan, spending timeContinue reading “Chaotic Fibres news for fibre lovers”

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”

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!”

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!”

Chaotic Fibres Preparing for Cowichan Valley Fleece and Fibre Festival

Moved! Settled – more or less! We’re back in business and getting ready for the Cowichan Valley Fleece and Fibre Festival. Yes, we have finally moved our stock out of storage and into our new home after almost two months of chaos and disruption.  Sharon loves the much, much larger, improved and more convenient spaceContinue reading “Chaotic Fibres Preparing for Cowichan Valley Fleece and Fibre Festival”

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”

Farm to Fleece. Getting Fleeced in Metchosin!

We braved the damp chill of the early morning to head to Parry Bay Farm in Metchosin at 7am this morning to choose fleece. About 100 of John and Lorraine’s sheep were being sheared today, just ahead of lambing season. Peter is the local shearer, and he does an amazing job both with handling theContinue reading “Farm to Fleece. Getting Fleeced in Metchosin!”

Alpaca farm on Vancouver Island

We visited Yellow Point Alpacas recently during a studio tour for the Cedar and Yellow Point area, an hour and a half north of Victoria. Lenie and Peter have been raising alpacas for years and they really love and care for their herd of 21. Their alpacas look amazing! Lenie told us of the greatContinue reading “Alpaca farm on Vancouver Island”

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