The hats you’ve been waiting for?

Our collection of four hat patterns designed by Melissa Johnson for our 2016 Project Quartet Hat Club are now available! Up until now, these patterns were exclusively available to those who signed up for club membership at the beginning of 2016.  Now that the membership for our current Project Club has been filled, we can […]


Thank you

As we gather around holiday tables this weekend with friends and family, we can’t help but count our blessings.  We are so grateful for your enthusiasm for our deliciously wooly yarns.  Your support of our mission allows us to continue to partner with small farms raising heritage breeds, and that keeps the American fiber shed thriving. As a small […]


Mini bundles of fun

Mountain Mohair MIDNIGHT BLUE

In celebration of the beginning of Spring, we have created “bouquets” of fun color for you to play with! Knowing how popular our worsted weight Mountain Mohair is for color work projects, we have bundled five Mountain Mohair mini skeins into a fun collection of yarn for you to enjoy! These skeins are each approximately […]


The Athens Key Hat

Alpaca Elegance DRAGON WELL

This time of year has many of us doing a bit of armchair traveling.  From the cozy comfort of our chairs by the fire we can dream of warmer climates and alluring locales around the globe.  Occasionally, those dreams of far off places can inform and inspire our knitwear designs. Cap Sease created a beautiful […]


Down to the wire

We’re into the double digits on our advent calendars and we know that the remaining days will pass in a flash.  If you are planning to hand craft your holiday gifts this year, we thought we’d share a few project ideas that could be created in an afternoon (or less) of knitting or crocheting. We […]


One skein (or less) wonders: M”ewe”sic

A few weeks ago Kate finished a beautiful stranded cowl designed by Ysolda Teague: Pyukleen.  We love the way this cowl knit up with 6 gorgeous tweedy our Mewesic. She had leftovers of four of the colors that were close to complete skeins.  She and Larisa spent some time on Ravelry looking for projects that […]


A new pattern just in time for holiday knits

We’ve released a new pattern this week that you may want to take a closer look at.  This is the Ebb Tide Hats pattern designed by Kate Salomon.  The pattern includes instructions for two version of the hat: a “low tide” slouch and a “high tide” beanie. This hat was inspired by long walks on […]


Try something new

In our experience a terrific teacher or the right pattern can encourage a crafter to overcome their fears and doubts and attempt an untried technique.  We can’t wait to see what kind of magic happens this weekend when Nancy Marchant guides our Knitter’s Weekend group though the brioche stitch. Last weekend, a new Ysolda pattern […]


But wait, there’s more!

We have had a busy summer at the Spinnery, and our beautiful new yarn Mewesic isn’t the only new offering we have to share with you.  We have several new patterns that we’ve released this week that you may want to take a closer look at.     Here you can see Lauren modeling the […]


Back to school!

School has started in Putney Vermont this week.  Backpacks were filled, pencils were sharpened, and apples polished.  And we at the Spinnery have been thinking about projects for little ones.  Perhaps a new sweater finished just in time for school photos?  We have a wall of restocked Mountain Mohair for you to choose from.   […]


Spotlight on Customer Projects

It will surprise no one that the Green Mountain Spinnery supports knitting and crochet as year-round activities. There is something particularly motivating though about winter weather that makes you reach for the yarn and needles; this winter especially requires extra warm layers! We’ve noticed many wonderful projects shared on Ravelry and wanted to shine a […]


New Year, New Patterns

Are your needles and hooks ready for something new? In this blog post we are rounding up the newest published patterns, including several from Green Mountain Spinnery, to inspire your next project! First, the latest designs in your favorite Green Mountain Spinnery yarns. The Little Man Cardigan by Rachel Stecker is a top-down raglan sweater […]