Author Archives: Elinor

Rearrangements for Winter!

If you’ve been in the store lately, you might have caught us shuffling the yarn around again, and moving the furniture to boot!  We had to make space for the crazy deliveries of winter yarns that are starting to come … Continue reading

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Shenandoah Valley Fiber Festival

What an adventure that was!  We had such a good time this weekend at the Shenandoah Valley Fiber Fest, I’d almost say we didn’t want to come home, except that we totally did.  It was a blast.  The weather was … Continue reading

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What’s OFF the Needles: Passi Shawl

We’re headed this weekend to the Shenandoah Valley Fiber Festival, and it was my job this week to get this shawl started and finished!  We have a dozen or so kits that will be for sale at the festival (and at … Continue reading

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What’s On the Needles: 500 Hats

I’m not making 500 hats, we are! Every year since 2009, Lovelyarns has collected 500+ hats for donation to a local elementary/middle school.  Last year we visited Armistead Gardens Elementary, and we’ll probably be going back there again this year (tentative!). … Continue reading

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Our website is down!

This is a temporary situation, and we are working to fix it.  Thanks for your patience!

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The Frenzy Has Begun!

The party is on, noon to 5 today!

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Oh my gosh I’m so excited.  I forgot to tell you the most important part: See you Sunday TOMORROW!

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2 Days till PLY!

This year, our beautiful and clever spinners, Kathy of Milkweed & Cattails and Chris of Threeravens Fiber Studio, will be with us in their studio upstairs above the store, and you’ll get to chat with them about spinning, roving, sparkly … Continue reading

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3 Days till PLY!

We’re “Breathless” with anticipation (sorry not sorry) for Shalimar to arrive!  This gorgeous shawl just featured on Shalimar’s facebook (Mayan Garden) by knittingfiona is done in Breathless with beads.  Kind of can’t stand how pretty it is: See you Sunday!

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4 Days till PLY!

Our newest local dyer and fiberista, Karen of Avalon Springs Farm, is coming from Mount Airy where she has a flock of angora goats, alpacas, and a guard llama. The goats won’t be coming along, but there’s a lot more … Continue reading

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