An end of summer camp for knitters

Perhaps you were lucky enough to go to sleep away camp as a kid; or attend one of the magical crafting weekends at Squam. If so, you know how much fun it can be to venture into the wilderness to meet new friends, and while away a few days surrounded by nature in a creative […]

A collaborative project for advanced knitters

Our friend Kimber of Fiber Optic Yarns will be debuting a new pattern for us this weekend at DFW Fiber Fest  in Dallas, Texas.  We hope that you’ll stop by the festival if you’re in the lone star state.  She’ll be in booth 325 – 327 (right across from the Fiber Laboratory). The show floor […]

Big news!

We’re delighted to share with you that Kate Atherly will be the featured instructor for the Spinnery’s 2018 Knitters’ Weekend Retreat! This special weekend will give us an opportunity to get far more comfortable with our sock knitting skills. Kate has designed a fun curriculum.  It will cover both an overview and the details of general sock […]


This week’s holiday provides us with a extra day of rest to enjoy with our friends and families.  It gives us a welcome moment to look back on the past year and reflect on all that we have to be grateful for. We are proud members of a growing community of fiber loving folks who […]

A knit and walk along for peace

Christina Campbell has launched a special KAL/WAL for the month of November that is as beautiful as it is noteworthy.  We wanted to share her thoughts about this project with you this week, thinking that you might be as inspired by it as we are.  This project will have us knitting and walking together all […]

Let’s talk turkey

We have a great idea for what to do after you’ve enjoyed your holiday meal, the dishes have been done, and the leftovers have been organized.  “Once each year, just in time for holiday gift giving, our local craftsmen open their studios for the public to come and explore, to experience first-hand the making of […]

And on to Asheville!

Maureen and Kate arrived in Asheville, NC and set up the Spinnery booth for some fiber fun this weekend at SAFF.   The event is located at the WNC Agricultural Center, in Fletcher, NC; across Hwy 280 from the Asheville Regional Airport. (Exit 40 off I-26).  The marketplace will be open from 9 – 6 pm Friday […]

A Special Event!

Our friends at Must Love Yarn have moved and are celebrating their Grand Re-opening this Saturday.  We’ll be there with a special Trunk Show for the festivities! If you are in the Burlington area, or are making your weekend plans, add a visit to this terrific LYS, located in Suite 2 at 2438 Shelburne Road, Shelburne, VT […]

So many lucky winners

At the end of each day of the 2017 I-91 Shop Hop, each of the eleven participating shops will draw a raffle ticket from their collection gathered from the Shop Hop visitors that stopped into their shop that day.  Over the course of the weekend, 44 tickets will be drawn! These raffle winners will receive […]

Holiday weekend plans

We’d like to give you a reason to plan a road trip to southern Vermont for your Memorial Day weekend.  Next Saturday through Monday the Spinnery will be hosting its annual Tent Sale! Our shop will be open from 10 am – 5:30 pm all three days and we’ll have special items available in the […]

Remember, wool is warm even when wet!

The forecast indicates that we may get some showers on Sunday in Deerfield, NH.  So we encourage you to come explore the New Hampshire Sheep & Wool Festival on Saturday before the rain arrives.  Or better yet, bring your wellies and a good rain jacket so that you can wander around in perfect comfort. The […]

Care to join the fun?

Today is Green Up Day in Vermont. “Green Up Day, always the first Saturday in May, was launched in 1970 by Governor Deane Davis. Since 1979, the non-profit organization Green Up Vermont proudly carries on the tradition of Green Up Day. It is an annual statewide event, when over 22,000 volunteers come together to remove […]