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Thursday, May 20th, 2010
11:47 am
Space Hats Pattern Collection and Midnightsky Fibers handspun

 Midnightsky Fibers has a new pattern collection up- Space Hats Collection- 6 of my fabulous and easy to knit hat patterns all bundled together to give you a marvelous discount. The patterns are designed with interesting but easy to knit detailing to really show off your favorite yarns- especially handspun yarns! The patterns are full color PDF's for you to keep on your computer or print out. The patterns are on sale as a colletion for $10. The price will go up in the next couple days, so get it at $10 now!

Artist Licenses are also available for people who would like to knit patterns for sale- see the wholesale page (which also has all the info about the patterns if you are interested in wholesale).

While you are at Midnightsky Fibers check out the current handspun yarn project- 101 Yarns 101 Days. Every day a new naturally dyed and handspun yarn is posted- see day 32 "carrot" above! And yes, it is actually dyed with carrot!
Monday, December 21st, 2009
11:30 am
Last Day for Patterns!
(Terraform Hat seamed at the back for a nice pointed top.)
oday is the last day to buy the hat patterns at a discounted price on Midnightsky Fibers. The hat patterns are yummy and delightful...but being rewritten! You will get the current copies of the patterns now, and the spiffy verion in a little bit once they are...well. Spiffy. But only available for a few more hours! Patterns available here.

Hats are designed to be used with a bulky or super bulky weight handspun yarn.

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Saturday, October 10th, 2009
4:31 pm
Midnightsky Fibers Sale

+The patterns for the Space Hats Kit and Cloche Hat Kit are awesome. But they are also kinda hard to tell what they really look like since they are not on an actual head you can see...yet. So the patterns do not yet have the super pretty pictures they will eventually have. So, here is your chance to get the patterns at a reduced price before I finish the patterns off super nicely. You are getting both patterns for $7, over half off the price- cloche hat will be $7 and Space Hats will be $10. And even better, when the patterns ARE done several weeks from now you will get the new complete patterns with the sexy pictures. These are perfect for fall and are quick to knit in bulky yarns. Use Midnightsky Fibers handspun yarns, your own handspun, or a commercial bulky or super bulky yarn. I will email these to you by hand, so please be aware that there will be a slight delay (hey, I have to sleep and go to the gym sometimes!).

Available in my shop here: Midnightsky Fibers Patterns. The kits to make these are also available as well.
-- There are also new handmade items- handspun handknit hats, even a sweater. Check back for more to be listed soon! Perfect for those of you who don't knitcrochet but do appreciate something crafty and expertly executed with just the right amount of funky handspun yarn.

More new stuff in the shop: Fiber packs, naturally dyed rovings in semi solid fall colors, and more! Once the cat stops sitting in the lightbox there will be bamboo and mohair fibers too!
Monday, June 8th, 2009
12:46 pm
Birthday Sale- 40% off

A quick, one day sale- ends June 9th- 40% off orders of $10 or more! Coupon code on my blog.
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Wednesday, May 20th, 2009
3:20 pm
Space Hats Kits!

Introducing...Space Hats Kits! In where else but the kits section of the shopon Midnightsky Fibers! These totally awesome kits have four knitting patters from beginner to intermediate and a handspun naturally dyed Midnightsky Fibers yarn to make any one of the hats. Each included hat pattern comes in small, medium, and large sizes.
Saturday, April 18th, 2009
8:22 pm
$10 Sale at Midnightsky Fibers

Midnightsky Fibers is having a $10 sale! Handspun, handpainted, and fibers are on sale!

Midnightsky Fibers yarns and fibers are naturally dyed using plant and insect based dyes and non toxic mordants. All of my products are carefully handmade using supplies from other small shops and suppliers.

While you are at Midnightsky Fibers don't forget to sign up for the Happily Handmade Giveaway- a giant indie shop giveaway with lots of gift baskets you have a chance of winning!

Saturday, February 21st, 2009
3:54 pm
Newsletter Contest at Midnightsky Fibers until March 15th!
Newsletter Contest at Midnightsky Fibers!

Midnightsky Fibersis having a newsletter contest with some great prizes!
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Signing up is simple! Simply go to Midnightsky Fibersand sign up for the newsletter on the top of the page. To sign up just enter your email address and my newsletter will send you a quick email asking you to confirm signing up for the newsletter.Sign Up InfoCollapse )
Monday, October 20th, 2008
9:05 pm
Midnightsky Fibers Naturally Dyed Update

Pssttt! Site update at Midnightsky Fibers!

New in this update- yarns and fibers from local fleeces! There are fibers from local sheep, handspun local yarns, and dk weight yarns spun by a small mill from Clun Forest sheep from Washington. I also set aside some of these in natural form for people who want undyed yarns. Check out the new “local” section at the top of the shop to see all the local goodies!

Also new this week are plenty of new sock yarns and fibers dyed with Indigo, lots of new handspun, and even a few items of spinning equipment that I am destashing in the sale section.
Tuesday, August 14th, 2007
9:44 pm
30% off sale at Midnightsky Fibers, Handspun and Handpainted yarns, fiber and kits
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It’s the August Clearance Sale at Midnightsky Fibers!

Time to get rid of some yarn to make room for new styles and new colors for the fall!
30% off sock yarn, handspun & painted yarns, vegan yarns, fibers, and more!

The Sale ends 8/20, all prices as marked. Sale includes items already listed on Midnightsky Fibers as of 7/31.

Keep your eyes peeled for our new lines of naturally dyed sock yarns and handspun yarns coming soon! We will still be offering our usual smattering of kits, clubs, sock yarns, handspun, and handpaints in our other dyes as well, but we have decided to jump in to the quirky world of naturally dyed yarn. Look forward to yarns dyed with pomegranate (left over from making the spice), madder, and much more.

Check out the shop and sale items here: Midnightsky Fibers Shop
Wednesday, July 4th, 2007
2:02 pm
4th of July SALE at Midnightsky Fibers Handspun and Painted yarns
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We are having a Fourth of July sale at Midnightsky Fibers! In fact we are so excited by our day off, we listed lots of items on etsy and eBay too!

On Midnightsky Fibers you can get 10% off by using the code “4july” until July 10th.

We made sure to make the sale last a couple extra days because we know everyone is busy having fun outside in this great weather we have been having today! You can buy any of our kits, sock yarns, handspun yarn, fibers, roving, and much more with the discount, limited to 3 uses (checkouts) per customer and available only for items in the Midnightsky Fibers store.

On eBay we listed yarns and fibers, most starting at .99. We are clearing out some yarns to make room for our fall stock. Really, the storage area is about to explode! You can find us on eBay at:Midnightsky Fibers on EBAY

Find us on etsy at Midnightsky Fibers on ETSY
We listed end lots of colors of sock yarn (shorter yardages than our standard 175 or 400 yard skeins) that is spun by a small mill just for us, and made sure that we had some of our infamous Magic Dragon kits available here as well as on eBay and in our shop.

Have a great 4th of July!
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Friday, June 8th, 2007
10:32 pm
Birthday sale!
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It’s my birthday! I only turn 21 once, so...

Use the code “Birthday” to get 40% off all the yarns, fibers, and kits in my shop until June 10th.

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Friday, June 1st, 2007
11:31 pm
New Handspun Yarn at Midnightsky Fibers (handpainted sock yarn and vegan yarn too!)
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There are all sorts of new and exciting yarns at Midnightsky Fibers. We have new vegan yarns, lots of bulky wool yarns (perfect for felting, too), and new hand painted sock yarns, now in several solid colors!
Saturday, April 21st, 2007
10:29 pm
New Sock Yarn at Midnightsky Fibers
New Yarns at Midnightsky Fibers!
We have a new yarn here at Midnightsky Fibers, a luscious, 100% wool squishy sock yarn. Our sock yarn was spun for us by a small family run mill from the same wool we use to make our handspun yarns, kits/clubs, and hand painted fibers. Our sock yarn comes in both hand painted colors (more to come as the color samples can be properly swatched!) and in natural cream.

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Midnightsky Fibers handpainted sock yarn is a luscious, squishy yarn slightly thicker than a “normal” sock yarn (7-8 stitches to the inch). Works up well at 7 stitches to the inch on a size 1 needle for a firm gauge suitable for socks, or 6 stitches on a size 2 or 3 to the inch for a slightly less firm fabric still suitable for socks.
Approximate sizing is as follows (based on an average size, your yardage and mileage may vary of course!)
-Size 1 needle- 56 stitches around for an average size medium adult female sock.
-Size 2-3 needle- 48 stitches around for an average size medium adult female sock.
There is enough yardage in each skein to make a pair of socks, a short scarf, mittens, or a hat with some yarn left to spare.
Thursday, March 1st, 2007
12:31 am
New Yarns at Midnightsky Fibers
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New Yarns and Fibers at Midnightsky Fibers. We now have hand painted cashmere yarns, handspun yarn kits, recycled yarns, and hand painted rovings.

While looking through my site make sure to sign up for the Happily Handmade Giveaway if you haven't already- it's a (free!) way to support indie businesses and a chance to win one of 50 free gift baskets!
Sunday, December 24th, 2006
1:01 am
25% off Midnightsky Fibers Holiday Sale
Midnightsky Fibers Holiday Sale

Are you your own Santa this year? Need a late Holiday gift for yourself, or deserve a nice break and a unique treat for all the hard work you have been doing this season? Well, come on over to Midnightsky Fibers to check out our handspun and handpainted yarns, and treat yourself to something special! Until January 1st, use the coupon code “Holiday2006Sale” when checking out to receive a 25% discount!

Go to Midnightsky Fibers (http://midnightskyfibers.com) to find vegetarian and environmentally friendly handspun and painted yarns, fibers, and kits- even monthly yarn and roving clubs, hat kits, vegan yarns, and lace/fingering weight handspun.

Coupon fine print:
Take 25% off when you use this coupon. Sorry, this coupling is not valid for wholesale customers. There is a minimum $10 order; discount code does not include shipping or sales tax. Orders will be shipped the week following my return to town on January 2.

Happy Holidays,
Friday, October 13th, 2006
7:35 pm
New Yarn and Fiber at Midnightsky Fibers
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Midnightsky Fibers
has new yarns and fibers up! Check out the selection of handspun and painted yarns, and while you are there, remember to sign up for HHG for a chance to win free gift baskets if you haven’t already.
Tuesday, August 1st, 2006
9:12 pm
10% off Midnightsky Fibers handspun yarns fibers and kits
Midnightsky Fibers has just (re)launched our site after having it completely rebuilt! We are very excited to announce that we have new lines of yarns available for custom order, as well as lots of our handspun, handpainted yarns and fibers, even kits and monthly clubs! Midnightsky Fibers specializes in vegetarian and environmentally friendly products.

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Midnightsky Fibers

In celebration of our grand re-opening, we are giving a discount to some of our favorite friends! **You can use the code below to receive 10% off your order.**

Code: lj0806

Please only one coupon per order/customer, but your are free to share it with whomever you wish.

Know of a hip or totally rad store where you would like to see our yarn- either online or off? We would love it if you would drop them a line telling them about us, we are always looking to find small boutiques and yarn stores that share our love of the environment and small business.

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products are available as retail and wholesale.
Monday, June 12th, 2006
11:58 pm
Our new shop will be open soon with custom orders and streamlined wholesale, but for now you can still find off of our luscious yarns at midnightsky fibers

So…what will you find there you ask? Funky and unique handspun yarns designed to be easy to knit and crochet with (they also work well in weaving and felting), in all sorts of styles, blends, and plies. As always, we choose dyes and mordents (vinegar/acetic acid) that are easy on the environment so we aren’t letting lots of chemicals out in to the environment.

Our new handpainted yarns also come in everything from lace to bulky weight, in vibrant & fresh colors.

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questions? Or just want to tell us how much we rock? You can reach us directly at Midnightsky(at)midnightskyfibers.com
Tuesday, April 4th, 2006
6:14 pm
6:05 pm
New Yarn Kits from Midnightsky Fibers

Each kits combines a skein of thin yarn and a skein of bulky yarn in unusual fibers and textures, great for making funky scarves and hats! Alternate the yarn every couple rows or knit long stripes of each yarn!

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