Yarn Glazing: A Tutorial

Yarn Glazing: A Tutorial

Silk hankies, what to do with them?! This was a question I was asking myself back in 2013 when I first started wrapping textured yarns up in silk. My first experiments involved some eyelash yarn and a coil, you can read about it on the Majacraft blog, it was all started with a dream about cobwebs 🙂 https://www.majacraft.co.nz/?p=516 Since then I have continued to play around with materials and techniques to refine the process and see what else I could do

Tour de Fleece 2018

Tour de Fleece 2018

Hiya everyone, Next month starts one of my absolute favorite only fibery events Tour de Fleece! For anyone who may not be aware of this event it’s a super fun one that takes place online mostly on Ravelry and in some Facebook groups as well as offline through spinning guilds and groups of friends. This event was named after Tour de France an annual multiple stage bicycle event help in France over the course of three weeks in July. This

Seasonal Projects

I love it that we are such a global community here on Fiberygoodness, we have wonderful connections throughout Europe, the US, and here in the Southern Hemisphere too. It leads to an amazing diversity of experiences, fibers, and projects! At the moment here in New Zealand we are well into Autumn, the trees have very much turned and there is a chill in the air that makes me want to snuggle up in front of a blazing fire, watch old

Artist in Residence: Christiane Knight shares “EARTH”

Artist in Residence: Christiane Knight shares “EARTH”

We hope you have been following along with our current Fiberygoodness Artist in Residence, Christiane Knight of Three Ravens Fiber. Chris is an amazingly talented and creative goddess and throughout her residency she is sharing her process in the creation of a series of art pieces. This is a wonderful insight into how something like this is developed and comes to life. After following Chris’s inspiration, thoughts, and preparation process, this week we get to see the first piece actually

Balancing Fiber Biz and Fiber Arts

Balancing Fiber Biz and Fiber Arts

A blogpost brought to you by Christiane Knight of Three Ravens Fiber! (Fiberygoodness Artist in Residence) “She was unstoppable. Not because she did not have failures or doubts, but because she continued on despite them” – Beau Taplin Hello, my friends. Today, I’m going to tell you all about Good Intentions and the Roads that they pave. *grin* The phrase I’ve been using lately is “life is getting in the way.” Not as an excuse, because it just IS, you

Journey to the Golden Fleece Fiber Creativity Course

Journey to the Golden Fleece Fiber Creativity Course

The time has come for epic fibery adventures… Enrolments are now open! This is a very special announcement from Fiberygoodness, as it heralds a new Sailing for our flagship course – the Journey to the Golden Fleece! This course is completely online, self paced (although we have a schedule) and a wonderful chance to expand your creative fibery horizons along with your fellow crewmates! (Illustration from the Coursebook) What is special about the Journey to the Golden Fleece? This is

Art or Craft? Becoming a Yarn Virtuoso

Art or Craft? Becoming a Yarn Virtuoso

The following is a post I made a while ago on my Woolwench.com blog, and I am cross posting it here (with some extra details) because it is a subject that is important to me, and something i would also love to share a discussion of, either here or on our Fiberygoodness group page. What makes a yarn creation ‘art’ rather than ‘craft’? Is craft art? Is art crafted? I could go in circles over this for quite a while! But

Goals for the New Year

Goals for the New Year

It’s hard to believe we are wrapping up another year already! As we get close to the end of the year I like to gather all the projects I’ve done over the year and pile them up into a group photo. It helps me take in everything I’ve accomplished and also so I can think on what sort of goals I want for the New Year. I don’t like to make goals that are too hard set, it’s more like

Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays!

Firstly, I would like to thank you from the bottom of my heart, from the deepest fiber of my stash, and with a big virtual hug, for your amazing support of Fiberygoodness over the course of 2017! In many ways it has been a tumultuous year, but it has also been an exciting one, with what feels like a consolidation of Fiberygoodness itself and where we are going with it. I will write more about this in the New Year

Home Made Hackle Tutorial: Ineke de Brouwer

Home Made Hackle Tutorial: Ineke de Brouwer

Tutorial home-made double row hackle A while ago we ran an Evolution challenge on making rolags in many different ways, it was awesome, lots of innovation and wonderful fibers! One of the people who contributed was Ineke de Brouwer, with rolags she had created on her own home made hackle. I thought it would be a great thing to know how to make your own hackle, and Ineke very kindly made this tutorial to share with us! This is a