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Hand Maiden Fine Yarn

Each skein of Hand Maiden Fine Yarn is carefully dyed by hand in tiny batches so that no two skeins are exactly alike, making every garment one-of-a-kind. 

Hand Maiden Fine Yarn was started on the west coast of Canada in 2005. Outgrowing their nest, Hand Maiden returned to Nova Scotia to join sister brand, Fleece Artist, at a custom designed dye house where the art continues today. Hand Maiden Fine Yarn is a family business proudly employing emerging artists with a flair for colour dyeing custom colours. In addition to the collection we have here, check out River City Yarns Originals: Adam & Eve and Eden collections, dyed for us by the artists at Hand Maiden.

Fleece Artist Queen's County Kits

Queen's County Cardigan: when Ruth Gallo (Handmaiden/Fleece Artist) was here in Edmonton during the Knit for Fun retreat, we all admired the beautiful sweater she was wearing. It's called "Queens...


Fleece Artist Back Country

Fleece Artist Back Country is a lofty, chunky superwash merino yarn. We’ve “bundled” this yarn into colour-coordinated kits (4 skeins total) for Tres Fun, a warm and comfy shawl/scarf/poncho...


Hand Maiden Wanderlust Lumbar Pillow Kit - Woolie Silk

New! Wanderlust Islands Lumbar Pillow Kits in Hand Maiden's Woolie Silk 200 grams of Woolie Silk  - 4 x 50 gram Mini Hanks. Each mini hank has 50g/1.7oz and 90m/98yds. A new kit featuring...


Hand Maiden Wanderlust Islands Lumbar Pillow Kit

New - Islands Lumbar Pillow Kits 150 grams of Alpaca Merino - 6 x 25 gram Mini Hanks A new kit featuring Handmaiden/Fleece Artist's  newest yarn and colour collection, the Wanderlust Islands...


Hand Maiden Wanderlust Islands: Flyss 100gr

Satisfy your wanderlust with 13 island inspired colourways by Handmaiden (Nova Scotia). The base we've selected for this collection is Flyss, a fingering weight Silk (65%) and Linen (35%) blend...


Zambezi RCY Inspired Colors

Incredible yardage, haze and lustre in one skein. These skeins of Zambezi have been hand dyed by Hand Maiden (Nova Scotia) in RCY custom colours. Please email...


Fleece Artist - Lone Pine Mitt Kit

Knit in the round, these mittens are worked in the Fair isle Method. The tree itself is the tree from designer Ruth Gallo's cottage which really is an iconic part...


Fleece Artist Slubby Blue

Fleece Artist Slubby - 100% Wool Blue Faced Leicester thick and thin

From CA$24.00

Fleece Artist Thrummed Mitten Kit

Classic Thrummed Mitten Kit Blue Faced Leicester Aran