Saturday, February 22, 2020

Shear Madness! on National Geographic

National Geographic Channel is hosting a show about Sheep! Here at Paradise Fibers we are both interested and frequently amused by Shear Madness. The show focuses around the...

The Dye Lot Dilemma!

When you suddenly realize you don’t have enough skeins for your intended project, whatever the reason. Your dog ate your final skein, you thought you had enough...

Basics of 3D Needle Felting

About the Needles Parts of a Needle Basic Walk Through Video Written How To There are two different types of felting: Applique & Sculptural/3D                 About...

Cheviot: a Spring Sheep

The sheep that look like bunnies! Cheviot is one of the well-recognized breeds in England recorded to be on the borderlands as early as 1372. The story is...

Spinning Element: Auto-Wrap

  Most likely you’ve seen an auto-wrap on a core spun yarn, but did you know you can auto-wrap onto a standard single. As you spin the wool...

Embedding Locks

How to… Embed locks into a single to later ply Personally, “Art Yarn” or novelty yarn is one of the hardest things to learn or re-learn how to...

Rickwood Farms

  There is a romantic old world quality that shines out when you talk about Rickwood Farms with owner Peggy. A short jaunt from our shop,...

Cold Weather, Icelandic Sheep

Winnipeg Manitoba was colder than Mars with wind-chills below -37.8 degrees C, and Mars at only -31 C in the last few weeks. Just reading that makes...

Arm Knitting

How to… Arm Knit If you know how to knit this will come really easy to you, but if not this is a great way to learn it’s...

Easter is comming!

  Easter is around the corner and is Spring coming with it. We've brain stormed some awesome ideas for your Easter projects and you've got plenty...

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