Greytown Fibre Co!

May 18, 2022

Greytown Fibre Co - naturally hand-dyed yarn and self-striping sock yarn!

For the longest time I've enjoyed experimenting with colour. Having a dedicated dye space makes things a whole lot easier logistically. In the early days of yarn dyeing, I used to have a couple of crates with my dye supplies and tools, and bring them from the garage to the k...
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New additions to our stock

If you've recently been to our website, you'll see that we recently added Countrywide's "Mandala" in 4ply to our store. Due to popular demand, we will also be stocking "Mandala" in 8ply. We are awaiting a delivery from the courier for this, so be prepared to see it avai...
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Crucci sock yarn has arrived!

February 16, 2022

The Crucci sock yarn has finally arrived!

Boy....what a long wait it was. But it was worth it! We currently have six of the colour patterns available, and I'm really eager to cast on a pair. However, I have a self-imposed rule of "one sock project at a time". I guess i'd better get cracking.If you've never tried kni...
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A Sea of Yarn!

Today we had a massive shipment of yarn arrive from the Netherlands! Included in this are the brands: Scheepjes, Opal and Lopi. There were two things that I thought of while checking everything off with Bruce. First of all, it was hard to not divert some of these new yarns i...
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Our shipment of beautiful yarn has finally come!

I was on my way home from the dentist today (always an exciting time!) when I heard that a delivery of two pallets of yarn were arriving in an hour! It's always an exciting time, as a knitter, when you have so many boxes of yarn to unpack (seventeen, to be precise!) Four hou...
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Types of yarn and heel

Socks? Don't be intimidated at the prospect of knitting your very first sock. Every sock-knitter has to being somewhere, and a lot of the time the knowledge that we gain is through trial and error. In this post below, I hope to demystify sock knitting through addressing some...
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Exciting times ahead!

November 26, 2021

Sharing the love of yarn

Eight years ago, crochet saved me. Back in 2013 I rediscovered the health benefits that come with being in the moment, and using a hook or needle to turn yarn into something both beautiful and practical. Initially, I crocheted scarf, after scarf. Too many to count. I then jo...
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