hobbledehoy

Bold and bright spinning fibers on fine wool bases.

Shippensburg, Pennsylvania · 10292 Sales

hobbledehoy

Bold and bright spinning fibers on fine wool bases.

Shippensburg, Pennsylvania 10292 Sales On Etsy since 2006

5 out of 5 stars
(6217)

Announcement   VACATION NOTICE: I'll be going on a vacation starting on Monday 7/16 afternoon and will be gone until 7/30. All orders placed BEFORE Monday at 4am EASTERN will ship Monday. After that, I'll update my shipping settings to reflect a two week shipping delay. Thank you all for your well wishes and kind words of support while my family has been healing from the loss of my partner. xoxo


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Announcement

Last updated on Jul 15, 2018

VACATION NOTICE: I'll be going on a vacation starting on Monday 7/16 afternoon and will be gone until 7/30. All orders placed BEFORE Monday at 4am EASTERN will ship Monday. After that, I'll update my shipping settings to reflect a two week shipping delay. Thank you all for your well wishes and kind words of support while my family has been healing from the loss of my partner. xoxo


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Elizabeth Porter

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About

A fluffy explosion. Sparkle!

In 2006, I dreamt up a way to earn money for college books. It had nothing to do with wool, and everything to do with squeaky new Etsy. Suddenly, I found myself face-to-face with handspun yarn on this site and dove straight into the fiber arts without coming up for air. Ever.

I love composing batts. Combining the right balance of color, texture, and contrast is what ignites my excitement in the studio. I dye and blend fibers full time, mostly overnights so I can wrangle two precious little ones during the day. My goal is to create a batt for everyone, from traditional spinners to the wild art yarnies. Felters too! If you live for a spinning experience that will surprise you, soothe you, or ignite your handspun customer base, please give a Hobbledehoy batt a whirl.

I dye nearly all of the fibers you see in my shop on my own using professional permanent dyes. I only use fibers soft enough for a baby's skin. If I wouldn't put it on my own child, I won't offer it for sale. The formula is simple: Soft fibers + quirky colorways + textural contrasts = one of a kind fiber bases for handspun projects worthy of heirloom statuses.

Let's make some wooly magic together.

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  • Elizabeth Porter

    Owner, Maker, Batt Wizard

    I've been experimenting with wool since 2006 when I first encountered the unique and magical qualities of handspun yarn. Since then, I've been elbows deep in a studio of rainbow wooly bits, blending and carding and dyeing to my heart's content.

Shop policies

Last updated on October 3, 2014
Hobbledehoy Fibers LOVES vivid and fun colorways paired with incredibly soft bases. I'm a one-woman show and I dye, prepare, and card everything myself! I aim to provide you with the base to create your own art with!

Accepted payment methods

  • Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
  • Other Method
Returns and exchanges
If you are dissatisfied with your order in any way, please contact me about a refund or exchange.

Orders that arrive damaged or that do not arrive at all will be promptly refunded.

Your satisfaction with your purchase matters to me, I want you to be thrilled with your Hobbledehoy fibers!
Payment
I currently accept payments through Paypal and Etsy Direct Checkout.
Shipping
Orders currently ship within 1-3 business days.

I ship all orders USPS First Class, unless the package weighs over 16 oz.

All international orders are shipped 1st Class International.