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Introducing Lyte Hemp Yarn!

May 16, 2022

We are so excited to announce that we have a new hemp yarn in stock!  We call it Lyte™ Hemp Yarn because it lit our fire for using hemp yarn. It is a 100% hemp yarn sourced from Romania.  We were fortunate to find a large lot of this yarn just as COVID shut down […]

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Hoppy Spring! Meet Periwinkle the Bunny!

April 15, 2022

A couple years ago we created April the Bunny.  Since that time, we have made a whole fluffle of bunnies and they have had some egg-cellent adventures together.  However, as the bunnies have gone to new homes, April the Bunny has been feeling lonely here in the Lunatic Studio. Lunar Intentions We wanted to make […]

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Spring is in the air!

March 25, 2022

Hyacinths, sunshine, birdsong, oh my! Spring is on the way! Let the bright colors evoke the newness of the season, warming up the earth and melting away the gloom of winter. Spring is so full of hope and the promise of things to come!  What shall we weave to bring spring into our lives? Pictured […]

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Intentions and the Lunar New Year

February 1, 2022

“Luna” = moon Here at Lunatic Fringe Yarns we have a special love of all things Lunar.  “Lunatic” is a word derived from “luna” the Latin word for moon because many people believed insanity was caused by the phases of the moon.  We prefer to think of the word “Lunatic” as it relates to creativity […]

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Pantone Color of 2022!

December 23, 2021

Pantone just released their color of the year for 2022!  This coming year’s selection is a brand-new color from Pantone, called Very Peri.  Pantone number 17-3938. Pantone chose this color to describe the courage that encourages personal inventiveness and creativity.  As they say on their website: “PANTONE 17-3938 Very Peri displays a spritely, joyous attitude […]

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Carry Your Weft Yarns

November 23, 2021

Weaving with lots of weft color changes means that you will have ends to deal with.  If you don’t want to stop and start your weft yarns all the time, you can carry the non-working weft yarns up the selvage edges while they are still attached. You can choose to either secure or not secure […]

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Starting and Stopping Colors in your Color Gamp–Split Plies

November 3, 2021

When you weave a color gamp, you weave weft stripes.  And each time you start or stop weaving with one color and are ready for a new color, you have to deal with the weft ends.  There are several techniques to do deal with all those weft ends, and one of these techniques is to […]

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Cotton and Silk…Wow! Wrap yourself in luxury!

July 1, 2021

Soft, light, airy and with a beautiful luster.  And enough fabric to be a soft, elegant cowl.  Just what Lunadette needed for a night out on the town! We have been weaving samples for Tien Chiu’s Discover Gradients Weave Along that will be coming up in August 2021, using 10/2 Tubular Spectrum™ Yarn.  After one set of […]

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Support Your Local Yarn Shop!

April 17, 2021

This past year has taught us many lessons.  Among all the lessons, a few have emerged as cornerstones in our lives…Family and Friends can help you through hard times, Good friends should be cherished, and of course…Yarn is a necessity for life.  We are so grateful for being part of the well kept secret of […]

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Weaving from the Heart

January 29, 2021

Hearts are a wonderful, universal symbol.  They have special significance in our lives as the heart shape is a representation of love and romance.  There are few symbols in our world that have as much universal appeal as the heart. As we zoom toward Valentines day, we were drawn to create a heart using 3/8 […]

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