Monthly Archives: August 2008

August 29th Shop Update: Silk!

  This week’s update focuses on silk.  For the spinners we have Tussah Silk Top and 80/20 Merino/Cultivated Silk Top.  If you are looking for yarn we have Silk Lace yarn and 50/50 Merino/Silk Worsted Weight yarn.  We love silk for its luster and the drape it gives our projects. We also have some beautiful [...]

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, [...]

The Color Co-op – A Multi-Dyer Club

More fun news from Tactile!  Kelly and Laura of The Unique Sheep came up with a brilliant sock yarn club idea and have asked Tactile to be a part of it. A multi-dyer club called The Color Co-op. Six dyers: The Unique Sheep, Sanguine Gryphon, Macek Designs, Mama Llama, Miss Babs, and Tactile Fiber Arts [...]

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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