Summer of Giving

Summer of Giving
It seems like every time we turn on the news, there’s a new tragedy to mourn or a new attack on civil rights. In a time of seemingly perpetual bad news, we want to spread a message of hope and empowerment. It is with this idea in mind that we...

Burning the Midnight Oil

Burning the Midnight Oil
Sorry for the radio silence, folks. We've been turning and burning at the firehouse and some things have fallen through the cracks (like newsletters, Ravelry, restocking poor Yipes Stripes and Find Your Fade bundles...) but we're slowly catching up!  Pretty much all of April was spent preparing for the Maryland Sheep...

A Spring in Our Step

A Spring in Our Step
Apparently March was a complete blur because here we are and it's practically April. Surprise! This year has been a busy one so far and there is no slow down in sight. More yarn! A huge thank you to everyone who came out to see us at our 9th Homespun...

Unity Color Chart!

Unity Color Chart!
While we were coming up with the perfect color combo* for Bristol Ivy's Peace de Resistance Mittens, Karida decided that we all need a Unity color chart. So, here you go. Put it on everything! If you'd prefer something already made, shirts and tote bags are available on our website....

When they go low, we go high

When they go low, we go high
When we designed the UNITY logo, I deliberately chose the word unity for a couple of reasons. First, I wanted to be sure that the design was accessible and open to everyone. I didn’t want anyone who might have somewhat different political beliefs to feel like the hoodie or tote...

Farewell to 1600 Penn Ave

Farewell to 1600 Penn Ave
In 2008, as the country celebrated the election of our first African-American president, Karida created 1600 Penn Ave specifically for Michelle Obama. Since January 19th will be her last day in The White House, that will also be the last day the color will be available from Neighborhood Fiber Co....

Neighborhood Fiber Co. Takes a Stand

Neighborhood Fiber Co. Takes a Stand
Dear fiber friends, Increasingly, I’ve realized that I’m unable to separate my political self from my public persona. I believe, with all of my heart, that the personal is political. In many ways, this declaration is a scary one for me. I don’t want to offend or alienate any of...

Newsletter Catch up!

Newsletter Catch up!
Forgive the dreadful delay in posting our newsletters! While they do go out every month, we tend to forget to post them here as well. Whoops! Below are links for the the past 6 months of newsletters and announcements. November - so many new colors! October - sweater weather September...