Category Archives: Store Updates

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 [...]


Black Sheep Gathering We are headed off to Black Sheep Gathering in Euene, Oregon.  If you are coming, please stop by and say hi. We have some yummy new products debuting this weekend. Samplers! When I started spinning, I wanted to try everything.  I still do.  We thought you might too. Ancient Breeds: Finn, Gotland, [...]

New Fibers & Tools

We have some new fibers in the store along with some new tools. Since they were announced last year, we have wanted St. Blaise combs.  They are the brain child of Robin Russo and her husband Pat Russo. Combs are used for removing short and weak fibers leaving aligned fibers that are a joy to [...]

Tactile in Knit.1 Magazine

Tactile’s Organic Cotton Worsted yarn is featured on page 13 of the current Knit.1 magazine (on newsstands starting today). It is number 7, the pink yarn. Find yummy new colors here, including the featured color: Painted Desert.

Alpaca! September 5th Store Update

Alpaca!  This week we are offer alpaca spinning fibers and yarns.  So soft and luscious and warm.  Even though I live in a mild climate, I am always trying to work alpaca into my spinning and knitting.  Alpaca has wonderful drape.  Blend some alpaca with wool to add drape and warmth. A selection of naturally [...]

Wool-Cellulose Blends, August 22 Update

Today’s update of the Tactile store is BIG! We have added Merino-Tencel fiber.  It is 50% Merino and 50% Tencel.  It has incredible shine.  This is a fun fiber to felt.  Merino-Bamboo fiber is a wonderful blend of 60% Merino and 40% Bamboo.  Often the bamboo doesn’t take the color as well as the wool, [...]

Tactile Online Store Grand Opening!

We are pleased to announce that Tactile’s online store is open for business!  You can find it at  The website is restyled with more content coming soon. We are starting with three fibers and two yarns.  We have so much more to share with you including more yarns, luxury fibers, patterns and spinning equipment.  [...]

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