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Fall, Y’all

Upcoming fiber show....natural dye harvests....homesteading..... Fall is rapidly approaching and our nights here in Southern NC have been markedly cooler. I am recently back from a trip to Upstate NY, where I was visiting my sister, Laura. It was great to have some...

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Ava Lu Brand Launch Party 8/5/17

Hello Crafters and Knitters! As I've mentioned previously in passing, Butterfly's Web is collaborating with Charlotte Yarn in Charlotte, NC to produce their proprietary store yarn brand, "Ava Lu." The yarn is available for sale now, but there is an official launch...

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Blackberry Solstice

Welcome Summer! The longest day of the year is here, and the sunlight is glorious. We've had a lot of rain this spring at Cosmic Zoo Farm, and I'm not complaining. We are officially out of the drought of the last few years. So far, so good. Blackberry season is in...

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Maryland Sheep & Wool 2017

Hello, Fiber Enthusiasts, and Happy Mother's Day to everyone! I am recently back from MDSW, and as usual, have plenty to report. This year's fair was cold and rainy on Saturday, which is the day I usually attend, but despite the less-than-ideal weather, it was a...

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Hold, Please…..

Hello, Crafters and Natural Dye Enthusiasts! I've been absent from my blog for  while, and miss connecting with all of you. The wholesale side of my business has really taken off this spring, and I'm in the process of meeting large production quotas right now. There...

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Mardi Gras into Spring

Hello, Crafters, and a fantastic Mardi Gras season to you! No, Cosmic Zoo Farm is nowhere near New Orleans or Mobile, but we have some NOLA connections and so celebrate the season in style. In fact, I'll be making my own king cake on Monday, decorating with naturally...

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Holiday Sale Extended Through January 6!

Happy New Year to my lovely friends and customers! Butterfly's Holiday Sale is now extended through Friday, January 6. Do come in and visit - we have many lovely and unique choices in the shop. And remember - 10% of profits are donated to reputable local and national...

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Holiday Sale!

Hello Crafters! I am pleased to announce that Butterfly's Web is running a sale today through December 31. Everything in the Etsy shop is on sale. Come in and browse. Now is the time to snag yummy yarns for gifts and for knitting, crocheting, and weaving through the...

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Walnuts & Pokeweed

Greetings to all Crafters, and Happy All Hallows' Eve! It's been a very busy October here at Butterfly's Web. Besides keeping Charlotte Yarn and Butterfly's Boutique stocked with interesting yarns, I've attended two fiber shows. The highlights appear further below....

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Sweet September….

....this beautiful time betwixt and between....Summer hasn't yet left but Fall is beginning. Our days here on the farm are still long and warm. We're harvesting pears now, and getting plenty of eggplant, too. Persimmon trees are laden with amazing fruit not quite...

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