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Join Live Online Chats with Some of Fiber's Most Exciting Creators

In this time of staying home and crafting, let’s take a minute to meet some of the very people that inspire us.

In collaboration with several other yarn shops, we will be taking part in one hour Zoom meetings with a host of well known designers and makers which gives us a chance to learn more about them.

While this isn’t a traditional class, it will be well worth your while to tune in!

There is a new procedure to purchase tickets for Fiberside Chats. Click on the artist and you will be redirected to Longmont Yarn Shop. Find Bella Filati on the menu and add to cart!


Jillian Moreno
July 10 - 4pm EST

Jillian Moreno is the author of the best-selling spinning book Yarnitecture: A Knitter’s Guide to Spinning: Building Exactly the Yarn You Want. She is passionate about exploring the structure of yarns and using them in intentional and creative ways in knitting, stitching, and weaving.
Through exploration, curiosity and play, she enthusiastically encourages her students and readers to feel confidence and joy spinning their ideal yarns and making with yarn.

Jillian regularly writes about spinning and how yarn works for, Ply Magazine, and Modern Daily Knitting. She teaches online and all over the world. When she’s at home in Ann Arbor, Michigan, she can be found wantonly basking in her stash and reading mysteries. Keep up with her fiber exploits at and her handspinning Patreon []

This is a one-time live Zoom Event on Saturday, July 10th at 4:00pm Eastern, 3:00pm Central, 2:00pm Mountain, 1:00pm Pacific.


Melissa Leapman
July 24 - 4pm EST

With over 1250 designs in print, Melissa Leapman is one of the most widely-published American knit and crochet designers at work today. She's worked with leading ready-to-wear design houses and is the author of several bestselling knit and crochet books including The Knit Stitch Pattern HandbookMastering Color Knitting6000+ Pullover PossibilitiesKnitting the Perfect FitMelissa Leapman's Indispensable Crochet Stitch Collection, and most recently, Knitting Modular Shawls. She is a sought-out speaker and teacher at national and international yarn events such as Vogue Knitting Live. She lives in New York City.

This is a one-time live Zoom Event on Saturday, July 24th at 4:00pm Eastern, 3:00pm Central, 2:00pm Mountain, 1:00pm Pacific.


Nancy Marchant
July 31 - 1pm EST

Nancy Marchant was born in Indiana but Amsterdam has been her home for more than 40 years. Her first published knitting pattern was in 1974. She’s seen knitting styles and techniques change over the years and has built up quite a collection of knitwear designs. Nancy has studied the nuances of the brioche stitch and developed new and exciting stitch patterns and techniques for achieving beautiful brioche and tuck stitch results. She is the author of Knitting Brioche, Knitting Fresh Brioche, Leafy Brioche, Tuck Stitches, Knitting Brioche Lace, and Brioche Knitting.

This is a one-time live Zoom Event on Saturday, July 31st at 1:00pm Eastern, 12:00pm Central, 11:00am Mountain, 10:00am Pacific, 7:00pm CEST.

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