Get ready for giving!
Things are starting to look wonderfully wintery here in the shop and we’re excited to help you get ready for the holidays. Here are a few ideas to help you find the perfect presents for your favorite fiber folks…
Helpful Favorites For Everyone!
When it comes to wrangling skeins nothing beats the classic wooden swift. Our carefully crafted Cherry Swift is handmade in Maine with a fine oil-rubbed finish. A beautiful addition to your home or studio, this swift will last a lifetime. For the ultimate winding situation splurge on the COMBO-Maine Made Cherry Swift and Wooden Ball Winder.
|COMBO-Maine Made Cherry Swift and Wooden Ball Winder|
|Maine Made Cherry Swift by Tom Siske|
|Heavy Duty Wooden Ball Winder|
Everyone needs a tote or two – big or small – to keep your favorite tools and projects tidy and handy. Try the Otter Project Tote by Mum n Sun Ink for your bigger projects, or the smaller Fox Project Bag by Mum n Sun Ink is perfect for a two or three skein project and pattern. The sturdy Mouse Felt Accessory Pouch by Mum n Sun Ink is tough enough to keep your needles and scissors from poking out, and it does double-duty as a tablet sleeve too! See all the cute Mum’N’Sun Ink tote designs here!
|Otter Project Tote by Mum n Sun Ink|
|Fox Project Bag by Mum n Sun Ink|
|Mouse Felt Accessory Pouch by Mum n Sun Ink|
Our other favorite accessory cases are these charming fair-trade felt pouches. They’re great for holding all your little notions handy and the thick wool felt keeps needles, scissors and other little sharp items safely tucked away. Makes a great gift for non-knitters too as these are a lovely little clutch purse no matter what you need to carry!
|Climbing Vine Notion Felt Bag - Black|
|Climbing Vine Notion Felt Bag - Blue|
|Birch Felt Bag - Black|
|Birch Felt Bag - Teal|
|Birch Felt Bag - Grey|
A perennial favorite for every age – pot holders! Big or small, in bright crayon colors, or more sophisticated hues, the classic potholder loom and loops make a fun winter project and the results are welcome touch in every kitchen.
|Harrisville Potholder Loops - Standard Size Yarn|
|Harrisville Potholder Loops - Pro Size Yarn|
|Harrisville Potholder Loom Kit - Cotton Loops (makes 2)|
|Deluxe Harrisville Potholder Loom Kit - Cotton Loops (makes 6)|
|Harrisville Potholder Pro Loom|
|Metal Potholder Loom|
Keep those handmade items looking good with proper care – Soak and Eucalan are both great wool washes, and make a great stocking-stuffer or addition to a fiber artist gift basket of goodies. Shop all the scents here!
A strong little pair of very sharp scissors are a must have for any fiber artist, and each of these make a welcome stocking-stuffer or small gift that will be used for years to come…
|Merchant and Mills Wide Bow Scissors|
|3.75" Folding Scissors|
|Multi-colored Stork Scissors|
|4" Spring Action Scissors|
Every weaver has a tool or two they can’t live without – a favorite shuttle, a perfect hook, a go-to book… Here are a few of ours!
|Halcyon's Engraved Brass Hook for threading and sleying|
|Halcyon's Brass Hook and Wooden Sett Tool|
|Bluster Bay 14 " Double-Bobbin Closed-Bottom Boat Shuttle|
|Bluster Bay 12" Poke Shuttle|
|Schacht 11" Open-Bottom Boat Shuttle, Maple|
|Leclerc End-Delivery Shuttle|
|Design Collection - Five Patterns for Holiday Weaving, Handwoven eBook Printed Copy|
|18 Towels on Four Warps, One Tie-up|
|Rag Rug Handbook - 2nd Edition|
|The Tapestry Handbook - The Next Generation|
|A Weaver's Book of 8-Shaft Patterns|
If you’re new to weaving, or want a quick and easy project, try the Waffle Weave Kitchen Towel Kits – available in festive holiday colors!
Is this the year to get (or give) a loom? Multi-harness looms ship FREE from Halcyon Yarn!
One of our experienced and friendly weaving staff will be happy to help you select just the right loom model and accessories to make sure you get just the right equipment for enjoyable and successful weaving.
For a cute and colorful must-have, pick up the Colored Ring Stitch Markers (Small) or Colored Ring Stitch Markers (Large). A cute gauge ruler and knitting needle sizer are welcome in every knitter’s bag of tricks – or stocking!
|Knitters Rule! - Gauge Swatch Ruler (4 inch measurement)|
|Knitters Rule! - Gauge Swatch Ruler (2 inch measurement)|
|Hedgehog Animal Needle Gauge|
|Fox Animal Needle Gauge|
|Sheep Animal Needle Gauge|
|Knitter's Handy Guide to Yarn Requirements|
Spin & Felt
For a quick felting project try the easy and adorable Felted Ball Mobile Kit - Pastel or Felted Ball Mobile Kit - Bold. Or, try your hand at these needle felted felted cuties! Needle felted pieces make great holiday decorations, imagine a table setting or ornaments featuring a few of these handmade woollen sculptures… Kits make a great gift and felting is fun for all ages.
|Santa and Elves Needle Felting Kit- Romney Ridge|
|Fox Single Creature Needle Felting Kit - Romney Ridge|
|Octopus Needle Felting Kit - Woolbuddy|
|Sheep Needle Felting Kit- Romney Ridge|
If you want to make lots of little projects, pick up one of our fiber assortments – perfect for spinners too!
Speaking of spinning…
Spinning wheels also ship FREE, and we’d be glad to help you select just the right wheel – from traditional to portable, and everything in between!
Still not sure? A Gift Certificate to Halcyon Yarn is always welcome!
It’s the perfect way to make sure the recipient receives something creative – and in just the right color! Gift Certificates are good on all merchandise, as well as classes at Halcyon Yarn, you can purchase them in any amount, and they never expire. We’re happy to include a message on the gift card too, please just let us know in your order comment what you’d like it to say. Perfect stocking-stuffers and great for every fiber artist on your list!
We’re always glad to help you select the right items – feel free to call or email and let us help you celebrate the handmade this holiday season!
Related items of interest: • Multi-Craft Equipment • Knitting Equipment • Our yarns • Super Bulky weight yarns • Cotton yarns • Weaving Equipment • Weaving Books • Knitting Books • Felting Kits • Multi-Craft Kits