Still Room to Join Retreat

There are just a few spaces left for our first-ever store retreat. We hope you’ll join us October 24 to 27 for four days of yarn fun on Oregon’s scenic Deschutes River, where we’ll enjoy a visit to Imperial Stock Ranch and view their sustainable sheep farm and their wool processing facility. We’ll also enjoy a day of classes on achieving a better fit with designer Bonne Marie Burns of Chic Knits. All this, transportation, accommodations and fabulous food is included. Please see our website for more details or call us at 206-706-4197 to...

Posted on Jul 1, 2014 in Events, Retreat, What's New | Comments Off on Still Room to Join Retreat

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Imperial Stock Ranch Comes to Us!

While we’re incredibly excited to head to Imperial Stock Ranch this fall, Imperial Stock will be headed to us on June 7. Jeanne Carver, the incredible force behind the development and growth of Imperial Yarn will be joining us at the shop to tell us the the story of Imperial Yarn. She will be bringing with her a trunk show of beautiful designs made from her wonderful wool (perhaps from the very sheep in the photo above). Plus we will have a smorgasbord of yarns from Imperial Stock to take for a test drive. The trunk show and yarn tasting will run from 1 to 5 p.m. Jeanne’s talk will begin at...

Posted on May 19, 2014 in Events, Retreat, Trunk Show | Comments Off on Imperial Stock Ranch Comes to Us!

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Big Retreat Announcement!

We’re happy to announce that as part of our 10th anniversary celebration, The Fiber Gallery is hosting its first retreat! We’ll be heading to the Imperial Stock Ranch in Maupin, Ore., from October 24 to 27. The ranch is home to Imperial Yarn, one of our favorite yarn companies and also supplier of all the wool for Team USA’s winter Olympics sweaters. The ranch is a complete sheep-to-skein operation, one of only a few in the country. But wait, there’s more! The retreat will also feature A day of instruction by Bonne Marie Burns, designer of Chic Knits patterns Eco-friendly bus transportation to and from Seattle Accommodations and all meals at the Imperial River Company, a lodge on the banks of the scenic Deschutes River A stop in Portland at fair-traded accessory supplier Lantern Moon A wine and cheese reception the first evening Shopping opportunities A meeting with Imperial Yarn owners Dan and Jeanne Carver, who’ll show us their whole operation A sheepdog herding demonstration A boxed lunch for the journey home Snacks, games and surprises The retreat is limited to 22 participants. The cost is $900 for a shared room. Single rooms are available for an extra fee. We will arrange room shares for those coming solo. Give us a call today at 206-706-4197 for more information. A 50% deposit is required to...

Posted on Feb 21, 2014 in Classes, Events, Retreat, What's New | Comments Off on Big Retreat Announcement!

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