Category Archives: spinning fibre

A Note for the Stranded In Oz Merry Bands of Knitters and Spinners

Stranded In Oz Robin Hood Knitters and Spinners Subscriptions for 2013! Ten Reasons to Join Us in 2013, in no particular order: 1) A 15% club discount for all members on regularly-priced SIOz products– up from 10% from previous years? Why? Because it’s my way of saying thank you 2) Packs will have at least […]

Bendigo and Beyond Previews

The first lots to be finished are the spinning fibres, as they take a while to dry. Above is a peek at a new lot of low micron, Australian Merino Top.  It is gloriously soft — and in a new lot of Semaphore, one of the more popular SIOz colours. Running blues and greens last […]

On the Road to Bendigo…

Thank you very much to all the knitters and spinners and general, all-around fibre fans for your continued interest in Stranded In Oz yarns, fibres, and designs. Bendigo-Bound? Please email melissa@strandedinoz.com if you have a particular product you’d like to order in advance of the show, to avoid disappointment; this includes Namaste Bags and Accessories. […]

Oooooooooh Roving

It was a nice surprise to get the shipment of carded roving from the folks at Kraemer this week. I’ll be putting it out, all fresh and pretty this Sunday. 100gm/$14.50. Colours in stock are decidedly Autumnal, with some Spice, Apricot, 3 diff. shades of green (ok, so there’s a lot of green, and have […]

Vote Today in SA

It’s an election day here in SA and the dog is going a little nutty every time someone walks by to go to the poll, which is at the end of the street.  The weather forecast says a little cloudy, maybe some rain tomorrow — I’ll be at the usual spot at the Port Markets […]

More Felter’s/Spinners Fibre and Deeeeep Purple

I look forward to a lovely day at the Port tomorrow. The new batch of fibre is drying outside. There’s:  A) SA coloured sheep wool in: deep primaries, and 2 wheels of blues. I’ve spun a sample hank for the market to see how that looks.  B) Some Nepalese carded wool in: oranges/browns (bright), mermaidy […]

More Felter's/Spinners Fibre and Deeeeep Purple

I look forward to a lovely day at the Port tomorrow. The new batch of fibre is drying outside. There’s:  A) SA coloured sheep wool in: deep primaries, and 2 wheels of blues. I’ve spun a sample hank for the market to see how that looks.  B) Some Nepalese carded wool in: oranges/browns (bright), mermaidy […]

Thank you all the knitters and spinners

Hi all — back from a full-on 2 days at the Port Markets. Special thanks to the intrepid soy yarn fans who came by and decided they needed 1) spinning supplies, and 2) soy vest(s). The kits have been claimed, amd I’ll be posting photos as the new kits go up for sale.  This can […]

Thank you all the knitters and spinners

Hi all — back from a full-on 2 days at the Port Markets. Special thanks to the intrepid soy yarn fans who came by and decided they needed 1) spinning supplies, and 2) soy vest(s). The kits have been claimed, amd I’ll be posting photos as the new kits go up for sale.  This can […]

Thank you and…

Thank you to everyone who came by the Port Markets yesterday. It was great to see you all and to catch up on your knitting and spinning, and all matters fibre. This week’s yarns and fibres: Spinning Fibres: 1 lot of McLaren Vale hand-painted sliver $12.50 per 100 grams1 lot of Serendipity blues hand-painted sliver […]