A perfect time to visit Putney, Vermont

The Putney Craft Tour is on!  We’re delighted to invite you to experience one-of-a-kind, hand-crafted holiday shopping. Tour the studios of the area during the day… and enjoy performances at night! The 43rd Annual Putney Craft Tour, the oldest continuing crafts tour in the country, is held during the long Thanksgiving weekend (Nov 26, 27 […]


A trio of pattern updates

The dozen patterns that comprise the At the Spinnery collection are classically appealing and have been very popular since our book was first published. Many friends expressed an interest in being able to purchase these patterns individually and so we have spent some time this fall and winter working on this project.  We’re pleased to […]


This year’s Putney Craft Tour has been reimagined!

Every Thanksgiving for the past 41 years, Vermont’s most iconic open studio tour, The Putney Craft Tour, the oldest continuous craft tour in the country held during the long Thanksgiving Weekend (Nov. 27, 28, 29), draws thousands to the studios to meet the artisans to experience where art begins and purchase one of a kind […]


Come join us for the season’s last virtual festival

We wanted to send you a special invitation to join Maureen in our virtual SAFF booth (aka our Mill shop).  Friday, October 23rd, at 9 am EDT you’ll find us LIVE on Facebook!  You can join the fun, here!  Maureen will quickly run through some great project ideas and our new yarn offerings in a […]


Let’s reconnect!

We have two virtual craft meetings scheduled for September. Find a comfortable spot and be sure that your project is near at hand.   Using your computer, tablet or  phone, head over to this website: https://www.gotomeeting.com/meeting/join-meeting   You’ll be prompted to add a meeting ID that you’ll find listed below in bold for each gathering. On Thursday […]


Two Yarny gatherings this Saturday

We have two virtual gatherings to invite you to this week! This Saturday morning we’ll gather at 10 am to noon when Larisa will be hosting our next virtual meet up on Go To Meeting.  Using your computer, tablet or  phone, head over to this website: https://www.gotomeeting.com/meeting/join-meeting and enter our Meeting ID number: 423-682-741. At […]


Call a friend!

Our newest design, Hybrid was inspired by the partnership and community that is created and maintained by the vendors and attendees of fiber festivals all across the county.  It pairs yarns from different producers to showcase the inherent beauty of each.  (You can read more about the pattern here). When Kate approached Kimber and Karida […]


Introducing Hybrid!

We have a new pattern to share with you this week!  We’d like to introduce you to Hybrid. This top-down yoked sweater designed by Kate Salomon, pairs woolen spun Spinnery yarn with beautiful super washed worsted-spun skeins created by some of our fiber friends whom you may already know.  Kimber Baldwin of Fiber Optic Yarns […]


Lamb Cam – late July

This morning’s lamb cam update comes from our own backyard!  Andy’s small flock of ram lambs have returned to act as groundskeepers in the meadow behind the Mill.  They got to work without delay and are munching their way happily through waist high grasses and wildflowers. Since visiting them and our Mill may not yet […]


Announcing Saturday Hours!

We are extending our shop hours a bit to better meet the needs of folks who aren’t able to visit during the week. In addition to being open Monday and Friday from 9 am to 12 pm and Wednesday 3 pm – 6 pm, the Mill will also be open from 10 am – 2 […]


Crafting for action!

We are excited to share with you a great trio of projects that can bring the fiber and crafting community together and working towards social justice. “emPower people is a purple colored craftivism project aimed at uniting crafters to spark conversation, engagement, and action. Wear it when you vote, grocery shop, march, or knit in your […]


How time flies!

We’re already in the middle of the third week of July which means that our second meet-up of the month will occur this Saturday!  We hope that you’ll come join the fun.  We’ll be gathering from 10 am to noon. Using your computer, tablet or  phone, head over to this website: https://www.gotomeeting.com/meeting/join-meeting  and enter our […]