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Sashiko, Slow crawl, and a Sale!

May 2021

Sashiko Kits

We are so excited about our latest shipment from Japan and Tina has been sharing her adventure with sashiko.  We love our needle arts and embroidery has become a larger part of our inventory.  Which sashiko kit would you make? 

Find the sashiko kits here!

Slow Yarn Crawl Starts Today!

Don't know what the Slow Crawl is?  Check out this link to for more info.  Essentially it's 32 shops, 50 patterns, and a whole summer to crawl with prizes, patterns, and fun. Whether you choose to crawl in-person or online, this is a slooooowwww crawl, giving you plenty of time to finish. 

Our Knit Pattern- Frost Fall
Our Crochet Pattern- Grandma's Flower Afghan

It's a Slow Crawl Sale!

To celebrate the start of our favorite yarn crawl, take 10% off almost everything (excludes clearance and used fiber equipment). Use code "slowcrawl" at checkout and pick up some delightful fibery additions.  The sale ends June 1, 2021 so take advantage quick!

Join us at Hoosier Hills

Kelli and her friend Lauren will be vending for BlackSheep at the Hoosier Hills Fiber Festival in Franklin, IN on June 4 & 5.  That's next week!  Join them for a fun weekend of roving, yarn, and goodies.

In-Person & Online Classes

Tina is teaching in person again in Oregon.  Join her for a class on repairing holes with needle felting in June.  Kelli is teaching Beginning Shuttle Tatting (June) Online.  Plus Tina is looking for the perfect date in July to hold an in-person dyeing class.  If you are local and interested in the dyeing class, send her a message to suggest a date.  

Join us for the Needle Crafter's
Year of Self Care 2021!

How Do I Participate?

You want to join us?  Whoo!  That sounds amazing.  Just pick a craft project or activity that fits each monthly theme and tag us with #BSFE on FB, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter, or TikTok.
Want to learn more?  Click the logo or click here! 


May's Contest(s) 

1) What are you doing?

Show us what you are working on. Use the tags #blacksheepfiberemporium or #BSFE then post it to social media for us to see.  We'll pick our favorite(s) to share on the BlackSheep feed and maybe in the newsletter!   

We Talk and Teach Every Week!

Did you know we have giveaways, solicit ideas for "online skill videos," teach, and chat all week? Join Kelli on the BlackSheep FaceBook Page Mon and Wed around 1:30pm Oregon Time for live videos, question/answer, and help.  If you miss these live chats we put many of them up afterwards on our YouTube channel. Tina is creating almost daily videos which she posts to YouTube and shares on FB.  Plus, we post short video tutorials to TikTok on our @blacksheepfiber channel and regularly post to both Instagram and Facebook.  Check us out on your favorite medium. (look for blacksheepfiber or blacksheepfiberemporium) 

Check Your Account Online

Keep track of your points and rewards online!  Did you know you can create a login and check your points balance through the website?  You can even redeem your rewards through the website. You earn $5 back for every $100 spent.  We may have closed the physical store, but you still earn points and are able to redeem rewards on all purchases (whether from the website or a festival).

Go here to register. :)

BlackSheep Fiber Emporium
1310 NE 21st Ave
Hillsboro, OR 97124

By Appointment Only!
(Email Tina to set up an appointment-