Not just a hobby, it's a way of Life

What’s a Phat Fiber Box?  It’s the brainchild of Jessie at Phat Fiber – a collection of samples from Indie dyers brought right to your doorstep.  And when your doorstep is a mere three hours from Phat HQ, it gets there really fast.

That was fast!

That was fast!

The “F” stands for ‘fluff’, which is all spinning samples.  The “S” stands for ‘stitches’, which is all yarn samples.  There’s also a mixed sampler, which I could only guess would be “M”, but I didn’t go after that one.  The super-secret date they go on sale is announced, and they are posted to Etsy two times that day.  I wouldn’t recommend delaying 5 seconds, ’cause they are going to be gone.  So Saturday, I was able to grab an F for me, and later an S for Ragged.

What’s in the box?

Box o Mystery

Box 'o Mystery

Mystery revealed

Mystery revealed

Well, allow me to introduce you.  (sorry for some blurry pics – I was losing light fast)

“Oh Donna” BFL - Alisha Goes Around

“Oh Donna” BFL - Alisha Goes Around

“Passion” merino - It’s a Colorful Life

“Passion” merino - It’s a Colorful Life

“Fagiano” Aus. merino, firestar, and angelina - Crystal City Fibers

“Fagiano” Aus. merino, firestar, and angelina - Crystal City Fibers

“Harlequin” merino tencel (and the fun gold thread to ply it with) - Twiggi Knits!!

“Harlequin” merino tencel (and the fun gold thread to ply it with) - Twiggi Knits!!

Carnivale (light)” tussah silk - Wild Orchids Yarns and Fibers

"Carnivale (light)” tussah silk - Wild Orchids Yarns and Fibers

“Cafe au lait” milk fiber - Feeling Sheepish

“Cafe au lait” milk fiber - Feeling Sheepish

“Venetian Butterflies” mohair, alpaca, wool, and glitz - Silver Sun Alpacas

“Venetian Butterflies” mohair, alpaca, wool, and glitz - Silver Sun Alpacas

un-named rambo, bamboo and polypay - Desert Garden Farms  I think Ill call it Sweethearts Masquerade

un-named rambo, bamboo and polypay - Desert Garden Farms I think I'll call it "Sweetheart's Masquerade"

“Masquerade” alpaca, mohair and angelina - Fiber Divisions

“Masquerade” alpaca, mohair and angelina - Fiber Divisions

“Tangerine” merino - From Ewe to You

“Tangerine” merino - From Ewe to You

“Squash Blossom” organic merino from Natchwoolie and “Souron’s Flaming Eye” milk fiber from Dragonmaille in The Fiber Artist’s Paint Box from SpindiesFiber

“Squash Blossom” organic merino from Natchwoolie and “Souron’s Flaming Eye” milk fiber from Dragonmaille in The Fiber Artist’s Paint Box from SpindiesFiber

“Queen of Hearts” bamboo - Polyartgirl

“Queen of Hearts” bamboo - Polyartgirl

“Jareth” organic merino, silk, carbonized bamboo, and angelina - Ambrosia and Bliss

“Jareth” organic merino, silk, carbonized bamboo, and angelina - Ambrosia and Bliss

“The Fiber Unmasked” baby alpaca - Anzula Luxury Fibers

“The Fiber Unmasked” baby alpaca - Anzula Luxury Fibers

“A Silken Masque” sari silk fiber - eXtreme Spinning

“A Silken Masque” sari silk fiber - eXtreme Spinning

“Venetian Mask” merino - Sheepy kitty

“Venetian Mask” merino - Sheepy kitty

“Candy Mix” merino - Alaskan Sass

“Candy Mix” merino - Alaskan Sass

Oh but wait, you have to see the back of this:

Wicked Remedy

Wicked Remedy

Topless Mittens pattern - Kira K Designs

Topless Mittens pattern - Kira K Designs

So, the idea is that once you can see and fondle these mini bits of heaven, you will want to buy more.  And that works really well.  To feed that, many of the sellers give discounts to the Phat Fiber box buyers.  Like you needed another excuse.

And since it’s Socktober, here’s a pair of socks.

Midsummer Nights Dream from Knitty in Knitting Notions Thyme

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Comments on: "Phat Fiber Box – all the cool kids got ’em" (3)

  1. raggedaroundtheedges said:

    Ooooooh, pretty stuff! And thank you again for rescuing me with your mad interneting skills. I can’t wait to see what’s in my box!

  2. Almost makes me want to take up spinning, almost. Just wish I could dive into that softness!!

  3. I want a box! Thank you for sharing!

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