Author Archives: maia

Hitch is the New Black

All my life I have loved old movies. Especially the black and white movies of the 30′s, 40′s, and 50′s. There is a simplicity in them that gives me a respite from my hectic life. They are often my company when I label yarn, respond to emails, or knit. I love the sweetness of an [...]

K2Tog Trunk Show

This weekend Tactile will have a trunk show at K2Tog in Albany, California. There will be yarns (including new yarns and colorways!), new designs, and fun. I plan to talk about natural dyeing and do a knitting with silk hankies demo. Please come! Where: K2Tog in Albany, California When: Sunday March 11, from 1-4pm For [...]

What Can Pink Do for You?

When wonderful cochineal comes your way, what can you do but make pink. Pink, glorious pink! I am not usually a pink person, but it is hard to deny this much color enthusiasm. Introducing our newest color: Raspberry. From left to right: Bolinas Sock, Temecula Sock, Sierra Sock, and Larkspur Lace.

New, New, New!

New Fibers: Grab Bags! 2 oz of assort fibery goodness including any of the almost 50 fibers Tactile has carried.  How much fun is that?  Each grab bag will include at least 7 different fibers.  Maybe a bit of California Variegated Mutant (CVM) locks, or some merino-bamboo, could it be yak-tussah or shetland? The picture [...]

Changes at Tactile

We wish to let you know that effective today Brooke and Maia will no longer be operating Tactile: A Fiber Arts Studio as a partnership.  Going forward Maia will be operating Tactile.  Brooke is re-launching Sincere Sheep.  We thank you for your support and look forward to continuing to work with you in the future. [...]

Lambtown – Dixon, California – 10/03/09

When Saturday20091012 –   Where Lambtown (map) Dixon, California

Oregon Flock & Fiber Festival – Canby, Oregon – 09/27/09

When Sunday2009912 – 9/26/09 –   Where Oregon Flock & Fiber Festival (map) Clackamas County Fairgrounds Canby, Oregon

California Wool & Fiber Festival – Boonville, California – 09/20/09

When Sunday2009912 – 9/18/09 –   Where California Wool & Fiber Festival (map) Mendocino County Fairgrounds Boonville, California

Sock Summit – Portland, Oregon – 08/09/09

When Sunday2009812 – 8/6/2009 –   Where Sock Summit (map) Oregon Convention Center Portland, Oregon

Black Sheep Gathering – Eugene, Oregon – 06/21/09

When Sunday2009612 – 06/19/09 – All Ages Where Black Sheep Gathering (map) Lane County Fairgrounds Eugene, Oregon

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