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Special offer to celebrate Spinzilla Success!

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Wow, can you believe Spinzilla participants spun more than 3.9 MILLION yards of yarn? Here at Unicorn Fibre and Unicorn Baby, we are so proud of all the participants that we want to celebrate by offering 20% off your next purchase of our products! Just mention SPINZILLA with your order!

Spinzilla Readiness Kit: Now in two sizes!

Spinzilla Readiness Kit: Now in two sizes!

Back in July, we offered the Spinzilla Readiness Kit in a sample size:

But now that Spinzilla is less than a month away, we know you need to prepare as much fiber as possible. That’s why we’re introducing the larger-sized Spinzilla Readiness Kit, a special version of our UF-16 gift pack which contains:

If the Unicorn Fibre Spinzilla Readiness Kit is not yet available at your favorite LYS, you can order directly through us by calling 800.711.8225. The special is valid now through the last day of the Spinzilla event, Oct. 12. Good luck to all teams!

The Woolery loves Spinzilla — and Unicorn Fibre, too!

The Woolery loves Spinzilla — and Unicorn Fibre, too!

With Spinzilla’s team formation in full swing, we here at Unicorn Fibre had the opportunity to briefly chat with fellow Spinzilla sponsor (and longtime customer) The Woolery. We spoke to Chris Miller, who co-owns the Frankfort, KY-based shop with his wife, Nancy.

UF: Chris, you’ve been a Unicorn Fibre customer for a while now. Do you recall when and how The Woolery first learned of our products?

CM: We were selling similar products from other manufacturers, and our customers kept requesting Unicorn’s Power Scour. We have used the products ourselves, since we test and stock most of the products offered on our website. The Unicorn fiber wash products all performed very well. 

UF: We’re a “Merino”-level sponsor of Spinzilla this year, but you’re taking it a step further with #TeamWoolery as a “Yak” sponsor, which is the highest level. What is it about this event that draws The Woolery to participate? 

CM: Last year, #TeamWoolery spun a total of 74,593 yards and was in the Top 5 teams for most yardage spun. We offered some fantastic, fibery prizes for our team members last year, and this year we’re planning even more exciting events and prizes for those spinning on our team.

But as for what draws us to Spinzilla: As you know, all the money raised from participant registration fees will be donated to the NeedleArts Mentoring Program. The Woolery strives to be a part of the fiber arts community, and it is part of our mission to strongly support the organizations and guilds that work so hard to keep the crafts alive for future generations. As a matter of fact, we just launched our Guilds Reward and our Woolery Humanitarian & Community Outreach Grant program. 

UF: That’s great, congratulations — and go #TeamWoolery!

CM: Thanks. Spinner signups are happening now through Sept. 22, so we encourage everyone to sign up online as soon as possible!

Get Ready for Spinzilla!

Spinzilla is a fabulous event for spinners worldwide, taking place this October in a race to see who can spin the most fiber in one week. Proceeds benefit The NeedleArts Mentoring Program, which helps groups teach children all about needle arts. Now through July 14, Spinzilla is in team formation mode (learn more here).

We think this event is so wonderful, in fact, that we are sponsors of it at the “Merino” level (we love how each level is wool-related!). And because we know how important it is to the spinning and weaving community at large, we wanted to do something special for the cause. So… we did: Announcing the UNICORN FIBRE SPINZILLA READINESS KIT!

So much fiber-cleaning goodness!

 Inside the kit’s plastic pouch, you’ll find:

•  Fibre Wash: Use a few drops to smooth and hasten the process of combing fleece or flicking locks.

Power Scour: If you’re spinning softer fibers, you’ll have no residue.

Fibre Rinse: Avoid bleed problems when spinning hand-dyed roving and top. Put some in a spray bottle and keep it by your wheel!

Beyond Clean: As part of our new Unicorn Baby lineup, this gentle-on-skin, tough-on-stains formulation will ensure your finished yarn is nice and fresh — or use now on last year’s Spinzilla-spun yarn!

To order, click here and use Coupon Code “SPINZILLA” upon checkout (USPS postage applies). As a bonus, if you want to keep shopping, use the “SPINZILLA” Coupon Code and get 15 PERCENT OFF YOUR TOTAL ORDER! This is a limited-time offer, so get the tools you need to be ready for Spinzilla today!

So what are you waiting for? Get your fleece prepared now, and have nothing but Smooth Spinning this fall!

Washing Raw Wool Fleece with Power Scour

Sayra Adams (Atomicblue on Etsy) has been a loyal Unicorn Fibre customer for years, and this step-by-step how-to video she recently uploaded to YouTube is just the icing on the cake! Thank you, Sayra!

Another 5-star review!

Amazing stuff!

Product: Power Scour (16 oz)
Posted By: Diane D


This product is fantastic. I bought Power Scour in desperation after washing a fleece FOUR TIMES with dish soap, shampoo, and other detergents with little impact on the greasiness. Finally I gave up and spun it in the grease thinking I’d wash the yarn and it would go much better. Big surprise, the yarn was no easier to clean. Two tablespoons of Power Scour in my top-loading washer was enough to clean a sweater’s worth of greasy yarn into something lovely, soft, and ready to knit. The fiber isn’t dried out or brittle and it smells wonderful. Power Scour wasn’t harsh on my hands at all. You’ve earned yourself a convert for life! The samples of fibre wash and fibre rinse were fantastic too.

We couldn’t have said it better ourselves, Diane! Thanks for taking the time to share such a wonderful review.

 

These boots are made for walkin’ — once more!

Isabella, a customer in the UK, recently bought a gift set of product from Unicorn Fibre’s sister company that focuses on leather cleaning and restoration, Leather Therapy. The set consists of 16 oz. of Leather Infusion Wash, 16 oz. of Leather Infusion Rinse,  2 oz. of Leather Therapy Restorer, a mesh washing bag and a complete washing instruction brochure.

It seems that Isabella’s beloved, and nearly new, boots got “into a terrible state over the winter, sitting in the bottom of a cupboard in an unheated room (inside the house, but it is very damp here right by the sea). It was very distressing seeing them like this, and I thought I may have lost them,” she relates.

“However, as you will see, the restoration has been a complete success,” Isabella continues. “There are a very few tiny white specks left where the mold had really taken hold, but they are hardly noticeable unless you look for them. Everything else has disappeared! Hooray!”

And since a picture’s worth 1,000 words — well, Isabella gave us 6,000 worth. We couldn’t be happier at her success, and thought we’d share with our Unicorn Fibre fans because it’s just about that time to get the boots out of the closet. You can bring them back to life quickly and easily!

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