shows + spin

hello my lovedoves,

great news: the ever wonderful


is traveling to a few summer shows & they're taking my snuggly woolly rawfish yarns with them! so if you're planning on attending any or all of these shows look out for my wacky yarns at the UFS booth! :D

Renegade Craft Fair San Francisco July 18th/19th 2009

Sock Summit Portland, OR August 6th -9th 2009

Lambtown USA Saturday, October 3, 2009

summer spinning: the tour de fleece has been cranking along strong! our team, tour de fish, now has 22 members including myself! and although we have pulled away from the "loading dock" and aren't accepting any more teammates, you can still come over to our


on ravelry & say hello!


supercoiled handspun novelty art yarn for day 3 of Tour de Fleece!

we are on day FIVE of the tour and i have managed to spin a yarn everyday for the past 4 days, and i'm sure when i get home tonight i'll be treadling away on my wheel!


me, spinning my wirecore yarn for day 1 of the Tour de Fleece

seems art yarnies are the definitely underdogs of the tour- but our team has a great support system so if even ONE of the 22 of us manages to make the top 2 we'll freak out & celebrate!! :D

i also did a HUGE dye day this week, where i churned out a literal RAINBOW of rovings! and am starting to crank (or as mr. rawfish says "batt it up" LOL) some yummy merino fiber batts from my new color palette. :)


i ordered a new merino bump so i really went dye crazy- look, A RAINBOW!

new products: the FIRST of my shaped summer soaps hit the

rawfish shop

today! mmm lemon-y fresh sudsy delight! i can't wait to show you the other shapes! peach skully fish + blackberry sage leaf + creamsicle popsicle + blueberry bear are in progress and will be coming soon! :D


handmade beeswax soap felted up in the cute shape of a lemon! mmm citrusy clean!

hope you all are keeping cool this summer!

love, laila