BitsyKnits

BitsyKnits Fiber Arts - Hand Dyed Yarns & Fiber

Pennsylvania, United States · 316 Sales

BitsyKnits

BitsyKnits Fiber Arts - Hand Dyed Yarns & Fiber

Pennsylvania, United States 316 Sales On Etsy since 2008

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Announcement   Welcome! You'll find a small sampling of my yarns, fibers and designs here in my on line store. Please convo me if you are looking for a product that you saw at a show or if you need a larger quantity custom dyed just for you.

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Come Feel The Love (Fondle the Fiber in Person) at the following festivals in 2016!

Garden State Sheep Breeders
Fingerlakes Fiber Arts Festival
Shenandoah Valley Fiber Festival
New York Sheep and Wool
The Fiber Festival of New England

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As always, convo Bitsy for information on your own custom dyelot. Most yarns and fibers are available in larger quantities dyed in a single lot for larger projects.

Announcement
Last updated on Mar 2, 2016

Welcome! You'll find a small sampling of my yarns, fibers and designs here in my on line store. Please convo me if you are looking for a product that you saw at a show or if you need a larger quantity custom dyed just for you.

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Come Feel The Love (Fondle the Fiber in Person) at the following festivals in 2016!

Garden State Sheep Breeders
Fingerlakes Fiber Arts Festival
Shenandoah Valley Fiber Festival
New York Sheep and Wool
The Fiber Festival of New England

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As always, convo Bitsy for information on your own custom dyelot. Most yarns and fibers are available in larger quantities dyed in a single lot for larger projects.

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Lace Shawl Pattern with beads - Jenna
US$13.25
Lace Shawl Pattern - Award Winning Nicole
US$13.25
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About

How it all began...

I have been doing needlework for as long as I can remember. I've always had a passion for textiles and before I finished grammar school I had already dabbled (and in some cases become devoted) in knitting, sewing, dyeing, stenciling, rug punching, embroidery and more in addition to developing a passion for creating my own jewelry designs including lapidary work and casting my own settings.

As an adult, I began my career in Culinary Arts and at work, I expressed myself artistically through food but at home I continued with my passion for textiles and eventually when forced to sell my restaurant and catering facility due to a degenerative disease I turned to my textile hobbies to fill my days. As I delved into dying more deeply, I found myself dyeing my own yarns and fibers, spinning my own yarns and designing original knitting projects to create truly unique wearable art.

After a time, I found myself being asked repeatedly where I purchased my yarns and fibers and after responding that I had dyed them myself the follow up was always "Do you sell them?" so I gave in and starting very slowly I signed up to be a vendor at my local sheep and wool festival. Although I now do online sales and a few more festivals each year, my yarns and fibers are and will always be in extremely limited quantities as my disabilities limit the amount of dyeing I can accomplish.

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  • Bitsy Cohen

    Owner, Maker, Designer, Dyer, Designer, Jack Of All Trades

    Bitsy Cohen has been knitting, teaching and designing knitwear for almost 40 years. A passionate spinner and lace knitter, Bitsy began making her hand dyed yarns and fibers available to the fiber community close to a decade ago.

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Last updated on July 17, 2013
Welcome to BitsyKnits. As a fiber artist, not a business person I do my best to keep things straightforward. Please contact me if you have any questions before you buy. Thanks, Bitsy

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Payment
Paypal only, please. PA 6% sales tax charged to all shipments of taxable items within the state of Pennsylvania.
Shipping
All shipping prices quoted are for USPS first class mail unless otherwise noted, please convo me with your zip code or country if you would like a quote on faster shipping options.
Additional policies and FAQs
Please remember that all monitors are different. I do my best to insure that the colors represented are accurate but I can't see how they look on your computer.

Wholesale Inquiries are welcome. BitsyKnits yarns and fibers are currently stocked in several LYS's in the Northeast United States.

Custom orders are welcome, convo me for details. I'd be happy to dye up yarn or fiber in quantity for your project in any of my colorways.