Renewals and Transitions

Renewals and Transitions
Ch-ch-ch-changesAutumn weather reminds us that, as much as we'd like to deny it, change is inevitable. In this case, Neighborhood Fiber Co. is sad to announce that we’re saying goodbye to two of our long-term employees, Astrid Albert (dye technician and instructor) and Kristen Schaeffer (VP of Operations aka Chief...

Color For A Cause - Sanctuary City

Color For A Cause - Sanctuary City
This year, the whole world watched as U.S. Border Patrol Agents separated migrant children from their parents. Like many of you, I saw the video of children crying in cages, and I wept with them. Now, months later, as we’ve moved on to different crises and deplorable actions by the...

Time For Change

Time For Change
Movements and momentum Here at Neighborhood Fiber Co., you may have noticed that we aren't exactly shy about our beliefs. We were all stunned to the point of paralysis after the shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School. With Karida out on maternity leave and Stitches West quickly approaching (more on...

February Newsletter - Dye Trying

February Newsletter - Dye Trying
Spreading the loveKarida is officially on maternity leave and we are counting down the days until her little one joins the outside world. Karida may not be here, but that does not mean team NFC is kicking back with our feet up - quite the opposite! We are in the...

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!
Happy New Year! It's going to be quite the yearHappy New Year folks! As I cross into 2018 and my family grows, I want you to know that I haven’t forgotten about my first baby, Neighborhood Fiber Co. With my due date just around the corner in February, there will...

After Showtober

After Showtober
We Survived! It was 80 degrees at Rhinebeck (we were sweating in our sweaters - yes those are shorts) and snowing at SAFF (we were wearing all the knitwear and there were space heaters involved), but we came through in one piece! Our amazing customers make it all worth it. We dearly loved seeing...

Fall has arrived!

Fall has arrived!
Is Showtober a thing?  If not, it should be! We are rocking the east coast this month with two shows: New York State Sheep and Wool Festival (aka Rhinebeck) October 21st-22nd and Southeastern Animal Fiber Fair (SAFF) October 27th-29th. We leave next Wednesday for Rhinebeck, come back the following Monday, then leave that Wednesday...

Moving on up!

Moving on up!
Upstairs we goNext week is going to be a busy one as we move the yarn shop upstairs and expand our production space over the entire first floor (you can follow our progress on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter). Please bear with us for the first couple of weeks as we get...

Change is in the air

Change is in the air
Taking over the upstairs When we took over the lease for upstairs, we didn't quite know what we were going to do with it. If you haven’t seen it, it’s a beautiful, open space with great light and lovely, original tin ceilings. It’s PERFECT for our Studio Store. We look forward...