January 7, 2017

Happy New Year! First Groovy Hues Update Of 2017!

The Groovy Hues Fibers update is officially LIVE! I’m so excited to bring these to you this week – I had so much fun with them! New yarn in tons of different weights, and brand new hand-decorated tape measures.

New colorways this week:
*Rollin’ With My Gnomies – a single-ply DK yarn with a rosy pinkish-red, lime green, blue, and white
*BMX Forever – sock yarn with neon yellow, hot lime green, and highlighter blue with speckles of black
*Just Ducky! – sock yarn with creamy chick yellow with random speckles of day-glo orange and highlighter blue
*Treasure Trove – a textured sock yarn with the perfect burnt orange married with different browns, cream, and sea blue
*The Llama’s Pajamas – a textured sock yarn with hot fuchsia pink with white, deep navy, and silver
*On The Edge – an amazing super-duper-bulky thick’n’thin Peruvian Merino with golds, greens, wheat, browns, cream, and blue
*I’m Just Mauvelous, Dahling! – mauves and rosy dusty pinks with different shades of silver and charcoal

Also, SO, SO much spinning fiber – tons of different combos – merino, BFL, silk, tencel, alpaca… so much!

Everything in the shop is *READY TO SHIP* so you’ll get your squishy bliss faster – enjoy!

November 22, 2016

Small Business Saturday & Cyber Monday Sales!

Hi, friends! A lot of you have started asking if I’m going to be offering discounts for the big shopping weekend. The answer is YES!!! You bet your groovy behind! 🙂 This is the one big sale weekend that I do all year, and this year is no different!!!! It’s my way of giving thanks to all of you for being so fabulous. Small Business Saturday is your BEST chance for savings — I am offering 20% off of all of my ready-to-ship inventory. If you miss Saturday, you can get 15% off of your order on Sunday. If you miss both of those days and you’re nursing a turkey hangover on Monday while swiveling around in your desk chair avoiding doing any real work, then Cyber Monday’s free shipping is for you! I won’t tell your boss if you won’t.

All of these offers are good *only* on ready-to-ship inventory. Preorders and dyed-to-order items will not be listed in the shop on those days!

So head on over to the Groovy Hues Etsy shop on those days, and use the following:

Coupon Codes

11/26 - SHOPSMALL 
20% Off Entire Order!

11/27 - STILLSHOPPING
 15% Off Entire Order!

11/28 - CYBERMONDAY
 Free Domestic Shipping!

Coupon codes will be active between midnight and 11:59 PM Eastern Standard Time on the active dates, unless I forget, and then the error is in your favor. 🙂

November 20, 2016

Holiday yarns are HERE!!!!!!

Hi, everyone! The Groovy Hues Fibers colorways for the Holiday 2016 collection are LIVE, and READY TO SHIP!!!

This year, we have:
*It’sno-man’s Land
*Have Yourself A Tweedy Little Christmas
*Dance Of The Sugar Plum Fairy
*I Just Like Smiling – Smiling’s My Favorite!

Right now they are all in fingering/sock yarn, but if you need them on something else, please message me and I am happy to create something custom for you!

If these skeins sell out, I will be opening preorders for new rounds of dyeing — the dye schedule is finally abating a bit, so I should have them out to you well before the holidays, even if they are dyed to order.

I hope you love them! Happy Holidays from Groovy Hues, no matter what you celebrate! If holiday yarn isn’t your thing, there is also a metric ton of ready-to-ship inventory on the shelves for you with no holiday theme whatsoever. 🙂

June 14, 2016

Something spicy, Arya Stark tribute, cuter ways to measure, instant gratification super bulky, and more!

Hi, you guys! It’s been awhile since I had even a moment to sit down and give all of you an update. I’m not sure if I am ready to party, or a little wistful that all of my spring fiber festivals are over. But yes, the summer lull between festivals has arrived. That means more shop updates for you, with more stuff every week.

And I’ve got NEW STUFF! I’ve been on a crafting binge lately, and truthfully, nothing is safe from my new fabric obsession. Hand-decorated fabric-covered tape measures are now in the Groovy Hues shop! I’ve had a hard time parting with some of them, but there are only so many WIPs I can measure at once. I have them for most every fandom, with more being added every few days.

We just had a shop update recently, and the “Some Like It Hot” kits are incredibly popular. I have just a handful left, and they are on special for $6 off. They make the most adorable buffalo wing and celery socks — I am finished with one sock, and I am well on my way to finally completing the second. I rarely keep anything I make, but this is some selfish knitting, my friends. I love buffalo wings and hot sauce more than anything in the universe. If I ever get married, that is going to be my wedding dinner — I swear it. The bags are made by Jennifer Franc of Otterly Adorable Knits — she has been my friend for over three decades, and her craftsmanship is top notch.

Hmm… what else? Yarn! Tons and tons of yarn! Do you have a hankering for some instant gratification projects? The super bulky I’ve tossed into the shop is perfect for you. It is a deliciously soft single-ply, and resists pilling nicely. It’s an incredible comfort skein. You can pet it, and pet it, and all of your troubles will melt away into the glorious squish! Luxury bases — I’ve got some new ones on tap now, too! There’s an Merino/Cashmere/Silk that is absolutely dreamy. The “I Don’t Need Saving!” colorway hit the shop a few days ago, and it was an instant hit. I can’t stop dyeing it, so I have simply listed this one as “dyed to order.” I’m pumping them out pretty quick, though. The wait shouldn’t be too long. There’s a mohair sock yarn that has several different colorways, and I just love the stuff.

Honestly, I can’t describe it all — I’d be here all day, and I’d bore you to tears! So, go check it out in the Groovy Hues Etsy shop — let me know what you think.

If you’ve made it this far, congratulations! You deserve a reward! For 10% off of ANY order, enter code UNTANGLED10 at your Groovy Hues checkout for 10% off of any order — no minimums or maximum!

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Until next time! Thanks for reading — Enjoy!

April 8, 2016

Come meet me at the Steel City Fiber Festival *NEXT WEEKEND*!!!!

Spring fiber festival season is now underway, and I am frazzled as all get-out! I am dyeing as efficiently as I possibly can, all the while taking care to maintain the quality you’ve come to love and expect from Groovy Hues. Next weekend, I am truly excited to be part of a first for the Allentown, Pennsylvania area. The first annual Steel City Fiber Festival will take place at the Merchant Square Mall in Allentown, PA on Saturday April 16, and Sunday April 17 from 10 – 6 PM both days. I love these kinds of road trips, so I’ve already started to pack. 🙂

I will be in booth B2 along the back wall, and I will have TWENTY FEET of vendor space! Oh my gosh. I don’t feel like I’ve dyed enough, but I am truly lucky that my “brother-in-law” Zack Nelson will be my guest booth artisan – he is a truly gifted jewelry and metalsmith, and will have bunches of fiber-arts-related gear to show off.

Come see me. I am dying to meet my out-of-state (I’m in New York!) friends and fans. This venue will have over 30 vendors, so if you’re within driving distance, it’s something you won’t want to miss.

Here’s the website for the festival, but you will be able to find much more information on Facebook if you do a search for the term!

I hope to see you there!

April 4, 2016

Owner/Indie Dyer of Groovy Hues Fibers

Hi there! I am so excited to finally be a part of Indie Untangled. I don’t know what took me so long to get here, but, here I am! I am Suzanne, and dyeing is my absolute passion, and ultimate dream, and I can only hope that shows in my work. I take ultimate pride and care with every single piece I create. I am a hippie at heart, so I adore bright, bold, “groovy” colors, but I also embrace my earthy side from time to time. My goal is to bring you soft, squishy, luxurious yarn and fiber with saturated color combinations, both oddball and tried-and-true for whatever fiber art you enjoy!

If there is something you do not see in my shop that you would love to have me create, I heartily welcome custom dye jobs with open arms! There is nothing I enjoy more than a good challenge. I will match a photo, a theme, even a random sentence from a book — and I will not be satisfied until you are with the final product!

Most of my spinning fiber is “one-of-a-kind.” It’s really where I let loose and free myself from the structure of formulaic colorways I have created on most of my yarns. If, however, there is a braid you see that you would like more than 4 ounces of, I am happy to create as much as you’d like with the same sort of color combination. Just let me know, and I’ll set out to create the fiber of your dreams.

Yes, I really am this cheerful and easy-going. With me, whatcha see is whatcha get!