long time marinating: let’s do a Solitude swatch along!

long time marinating: let’s do a Solitude swatch along!

by Gretchen Frederick August 28, 2017 4 comments

This is what we are about: touching, trying, learning and appreciating wool from different breeds of sheep. After playing with the swatch along idea for years, we finally have the team and format to get it out of the "wouldn’t it be cool" stage and into your hands. But why swatch different breed’s yarns?...

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wool is great! please use it.

wool is great! please use it.

by Gretchen Frederick March 29, 2017 1 comment

We love wool! This little company, Solitude Wool, grew out of our desire to encourage small farms around us who were throwing out such interesting wool of interesting breeds by proving we valued it. We buy their good wool for about double or triple the market price. After ten plus years, we have only bought a teeny amount of wool by industry standards, yet I think it helps.

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