Summer Lovin’

Everything slows down when the weather warms up.  We are outside tending our gardens, spending time with family and friends, entertaining and being entertained.  I was on the look out for light and airy projects that were small enough to tuck in your beach bag, but interesting enough to keep you invested. Crochet offers not only the light lacy feel that we like during the summer months, but the fact that there is only one hook to keep track of is a bonus!  Check out these beautiful crochet projects from our Ravelry group.
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Click on the images to see information about the project.

New Colorway

Pinot Noir
Pinot Noir: Caviar. Myanmar. Mid-sized car. You don’t have to be pop-u-lar to pull off this colorway! Inspired by Titus Andromedon, our favourite character in “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” and his signature colors! Oak barrel brown, rose pinks, and deep wine red.

Featured Product


Twisted Fiber Art that is Uniquely yours!

We have been hoarding yarn for years. I mean it! We have been holding out on you! All of the skeins that were not quite up to snuff. All of the cakes that were dyed in the wrong order, all off the tests we preformed while developing a new colorway have been hidden away from the world. UNTIL NOW! Now, you can steal these gems for yourselves. Now you can enjoy the beauty of Twisted Fiber Art in a way that is Uniquely yours. There are no two alike and they are all available at a discounted price starting at 10% and going up from there depending on the issue.

Look for the Unique heading at the top of the webpage and select from different categories.

Unique yarns and colorways are flawless in their structural integrity – no knots or breaks unless specifically noted.

  • The colors may not have been exactly as advertised
  • A color in the colorway was not represented or in the wrong order
  • The proportions of color are not standard

Protoypes are just that, tests that Meg performs during her design process in order to create a new colorway.

  • Some may resemble the finished colorway but are not quite perfect
  • Some may be a very early test and do not resemble the finished colorway at all
  • Some were never fully developed and were never released as a finished colorway
  • Most products in this category are flawless in their structural integrity – no knots or breaks (unless specifically stated)

Retired products are placed in this category if the yarn/fiber base they were dyed on has been retired, or if the colorway itself has been retired.

  • Products in this category may be either a retired base OR a retired colorway OR both
  • All retired products regardless of issue are in this category; please read the product descriptions carefully to determine their condition.

Wandering Dye products are placed here because the dye did not end up where it was supposed to be. This can create a very beautiful effect if the “wandering” is minor, however, if there are big splotches it may be a necessary to cut out that portion of the yarn and then continue on.

  • Products may have splotches or splatters
  • Color from one area of the colorway may have “wandered” into another area more than was deemed acceptable

Odd Sized products look as they should but fall outside of our acceptable weight range.

  • Products may be a “heavy” or “light”
  • Products may be unrelated to our current sizing structure

  • All products are final sale only. No returns will be accepted
  • We are not able to match colors to extend a project made from products in this category
  • A brief description of each product is included – if we know of any issues with the structural or color integrity of the product it will be listed there.
  • All products are individually priced.

Twisted News!

Our Ramen Obsession

Meg has long been obsessed with the iPhone app Ramen Chain. It’s an engaging time-management game that whisks her away from real life… and makes her very hungry! “Indulge in the colorful world of ramen.” Yes, please! After the Pittsburgh Knit and Crochet Festival a quirky little noodle shop caught her eye. Then, the Ramen Bar in Squirrel Hill changed our lives. Meg ordered her favorite dish from the game, the one with the egg. (Quick tip – ALWAYS get the egg!!!) After that eye-opening meal we made a pact to seek out the best ramen when we travel. After an abbreviated attempt to set up for Yarn Con in Chicago an extensive search on yelp lead us to Wasabi Ramen. So much style and excellence… people watching, the pork buns, the super cool ladle … i mean spoon! (note the delicious egg)

This is our mission: local restaurants that specialized in authentic Ramen.

We will be in Shaumburg, IL for Stitches Midwest in August, and in the Loop Area in downtown Chicago for Vogue Live in October.  I just know we can count on you to aid us on our Ramen journey.

Spread the Love

We are always on the lookout for new shows to attend.  Help us “Spread the Love” by recommending fiber shows you think we should attend.  Send us an email with a link to the show’s website and who knows, we may show up in your neck of the woods!

In Rotation this Month

Available starting June 12, 2015

Out of Rotation this Month

Available until June 12, 2015


Have an idea or inspiration for a new colorway? Drop us a line.

Need inspiration? Check out what people in our Ravelry Group are knitting!

Come see the show!

If you are too far to stop into our shop but still want to experience our yarn and rovings first hand why not plan a trip to join us at one of the yarn shows we attend? You can find our current list below but keep on the lookout for new additions in a town near you! Do you attend a show that we are missing and want to see us there? Send an email to and give us a heads up!

Wine & Wool

Saturday July 25th

The Wine and Wool shows at the Sandhill Cranes Vinyard in Jackson, MI are the most popular wit the staff at TFA.  The food and wine are relish!


Stitches-MidwestStitches Midwest

Thursday August 6th – Sunday August 9th 2015

Join us at the Schaumburg Renaissance Hotel and Convention Center in the Windy City!

VogueVOGUEknitting Live!

Friday October 2nd – Sunday October 5th 2015

Held at the Historic Palmer House Hilton Hotel in Chicago’s Loop area, Vogue Knitting Live is the ultimate, one of a kind, experimental knitting event.

Published by twistedfiberart

Twisted was started in 2005 as a way to help support my family while I was a stay-at-home mom until I went back to work. Eventually I realized I was at work. I think it's safe to say that Twisted is going to be around for a while! I was lucky to start selling my handspun around the time Etsy was catching on. I learned a lot about yarn and knit fabrics and what I wanted them to look like. This information was crucial to the development of my current process. Soon I was selling lots of striping sock yarn (mostly Arial and Duchess). Demand grew and so did Twisted. Aggie came to work with me. She could skein so precisely and measure dyes so accurately! (I still miss her. But she is now a stay-at-home mom and volunteer for animal rescue and I wish her well!) While she was here we moved to our current studio space and switched to our own website. My mother, Anne, is even more experienced with computers than she is with knitting (very!). She helped a ton with the new site which allows for more options, customization and flexibility. She also does our sample knitting and lots of random yarn and computer tasks. My husband does the books and washes the yarn. Both of our kids help out as their busy schedules permit. I love having a family business! I was lucky to start selling from my own site about the time Ravelry was catching on. I think that might be the magic ingredient to my small business success! Thank you Casey and Jess! As much as I love striping sock yarn, I was longing to move in a new direction: Evolutions. This had been part of my master plan from the beginning, but sock yarn kept me busy until I couldn't hold it in any longer. Then I really needed more help! Anne Bohl joined the team and added her style and skills to the mix. She quickly became indispensable and is now a partner in the business. We are both so grateful for the opportunity to be able to put our families first while helping support our families and interact with the lovely yarn community! Thanks to all of you for making this possible! The Twisted Studio was housed in the servant's quarters of my 150 year old Italianate home for seven years until we were bursting at the seams. We are now located around the corner in a great store called Kean's - a crafter's paradise that has been run by the same family for nearly 100 years. It is the cutest store around and we are lucky to have enough space there to do the dyeing for our webstore as well as a small but beautiful retail spot. So come see us, we'd love to meet you face to face! See store hours, address and contact info here. Cheers! Meg

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