Have you tried EZ-Spin cotton?

April 21, 2023

Ready to Spin? We are thrilled to announce that we are now the exclusive suppliers of EZ-spin cotton!  Lura Moore and Jill Holbrook, the owners of Brookmoore Creations have passed the cotton spinning torch to us at Lunatic Fringe Yarns.  The EZ-Spin cotton sliver is a wonderful complement to our own American Maid™ Cotton yarns.  […]

Water Rabbit - Grace Noel 2023

Lunar Year of the Rabbit – Blog Post

February 9, 2023

Welcome to the Lunar Year of the Water Rabbit!! In the Lunar Calendar, this is the year of the Water Rabbit. Bunnies Galore! It feels a bit full circle to have the rabbit again in our universe.  We began creating bunnies with handwoven cloth back in 2019.  Michele had the wonderful fortune of working with […]

Finished Ripples on Lunadette

Rippling Along

November 22, 2022

Post written by Michele Belson   We LOVE the Ripple Scarf by Denise Kovnat in the Nov/Dec 2022 issue of Handwoven.  In part, because it uses our beautiful 20/2 mercerized cotton yarn and the exciting active Linen Crepe yarn.  20/2 mercerized cotton yarn is a favored child of mine and combining it with a yarn […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


New Year, New Baby Socks

January 22, 2021

Knitting in the New Year for a New Baby! Michele’s niece, Jessy, has been a helper in the Lunatic Fringe Yarns booth at yarn shows, where some of you may have met her. In December, Jessy and husband Alex became the proud parents of a beautiful baby girl, Matilda Moon, and we wanted to knit […]


Pantone Color of the Year for 2021

December 31, 2020

Pantone just released their color of the year for 2021!  And it is not just one, but TWO colors:  Illuminating (13-0677 TCX, 106 C) and Ultimate Gray (17-5104 TCX, Cool Gray 7 C). This year’s choice of color of the year comes with a message of hope and strength from the company, Pantone:  “As people […]


Weave a Shawlette in a Weekend

November 10, 2020

It got cold here in Idaho this past week, and we turned once again to our rigid heddle looms and the 3/8 GreenLine wool yarn.  GreenLine wool is a 100% organic wool yarn dyed with GOTS certified dyes.  The 3/8 size makes for a quick weekend project, and it was just what we needed. Last […]


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