Thea Colman and Ellen Mason are coming to the Spinnery!

We are excited to announce that Thea Colman (of BabyCocktails) and Ellen Mason (of Odacier) will be the featured instructors for the Spinnery’s 2015 annual Knitters in the Green Mountains retreat. These two designers continually delight us with their well crafted patterns and inspiring blog posts.  We are thrilled that they are interested in sharing […]


A Knit Along for you to consider

Our friend and soon to be Knitter’s Weekend teacher, Thea Colman has organized a fun KAL that you might want to check out.  In her blog this week she introduces her new Brighton Cowl and provides the details on the group knit along.                     If you […]


We’re going to camp

Maureen and Kate are headed to New Hampshire next Saturday for a bit of fun.  The Spring Session of the Squam Art Worskshops will be kicking off next week in Holderness. We are very proud to be among the sponsors of this event and we are super excited to be participating in this year’s Squam […]


Postcards from Maryland

Maureen, Kate and Lauren have headed South to Maryland and are setting up shop at the Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival this weekend. They are delighted with the fast forward of the seasons they experienced on the drive south and have sent word back that West Friendship, MD is bright green with spring growth. You’ll […]


Postcards from last weekend’s retreat

Last weekend was a huge success.  The weather was brisk but sunny, and our workshop was filled with eager crafters creating a convivial environment in which to learn.  WE want to extend a very hearty thank you to everyone that attended and to Lorilee for her fabulous instruction. Lorilee is a delightful person and a […]


Save the date for savings!

The I-91 Shop Hop Bag Day is coming up soon on Saturday March 14th. Come into any of the yarn stores that participated in the 2014 I-91 Yarn Crawl (see list below) during store hours on Saturday, March 14th, present a shop hop bag from any of the past I-91 Shop Hops and receive 15% […]


Our Sugar Season Knitting Retreat

Our favorite “knitting enabler” and upcoming Knitting Retreat teacher Lorilee Beltman shared some more details about the workshop that she is organizing for us. We wanted to pass this along to you so that you can consider joining our group this Spring. Our introduction to Vertical Stranded knitting will begin on Saturday morning. Lorilee will […]


Our January Sale is off to a great start!

Our month long sale began earlier this week and shoppers have been finding some great deals.  We wanted to share the details with you so that you wouldn’t miss out on the fun. So far our 30% discount on our 2-ply fingering weight Sock Art yarns has been the biggest hit.  We are in the […]


An exclusive event

We have been working hard this week sprucing up the Spinnery in anticipation of the 36th annual Putney Craft Tour that will occur later this week.  We are thrilled to be a part of America’s oldest craft tour. We will be open from 9am – 5:30pm on Friday, 10am – 5:30pm on Saturday, and 10 […]


Brioche is beautiful

Last weekend a wonderful group of crafters converged here in Putney and spent three lovely days learning as much as possible about the brioche stitch from our friend Nancy Marchant. She is an inspiring teacher whose patience and devotion made our lessons fun and very informative.  She has spent the last 10 years exclusively knitting brioche […]


Rhinebeck projects

Our weekend in Rhinebeck was wonderful.  The New York Sheep & Wool Festival is a treat to attend every year and last week was no exception.  The weather was perfect (just brisk enough on Sunday to require woolen layers).  The fall color seemed to be at its peak and the crowds seemed delighted with their […]


Bringing a little bit of Vermont Autumn to you

The fall color is really starting to pop here in Putney, Vermont.  Every day, our commute into the Spinnery is a breathtaking pleasure and we all count ourselves lucky to be living here. It is also our pleasure to bring a little bit of that vibrant color to you in the form of our blended […]