The Verdant Gryphon is an independent textile & dyeworks company, developing fine yarns, creating extraordinary color palettes, and designing unique knitwear.

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Let us invite you into the magical world of luxury yarn made from the finest fibers from around the globe, which are hand-dyed on the quaint and beautiful Eastern Shore of Maryland. From development to the dye pots, our products are created with an eye toward perfection & supreme quality, because the wonderful garments our knitters and crocheters are making should start with the most exquisite yarn on the needles.

The Verdant Gryphon Blog

Diary of a Travelling Skein

August 13, 2014

Tuesday morning: The truck is here!! Oh, beautiful, enormous, yellow truck! Look how high up it is! When I ride on the dashboard I'll be able to see for MILES. Was ever a skein so blessed and deserving? Tuesday afternoon: I cannot believe this is happening. I have been stuffed into a bin like some common, ordinary skein, crammed in with a hundred others like I was nobody. Are they blind?? Can they not see that I am infinitely more magnificent than all those others and should never be thus humiliated? I can't breathe, I can't see, how can they do this to me?! My life is over. Wednesday: Blackness. Misery. If this truck doesn't stop bumping I'm going to... Continue Reading →

Stitches Midwest, A Skein's-Eye View

August 01, 2014

Hi!! I'm a skein of yarn - nice to meet you! I was born a few weeks ago in the VG studio dye pots and man, am I gorgeous! So soft, so luscious, so... well... just totally awesome. You should see the ladies trip over themselves when they catch a glimpse of my radiant glow, my loft, my firm... twist. Ahem. I digress. Anyway, I just heard the most amazing news!! I have been selected by the lovely VG elves to accompany more than a thousand of my brothers and sisters on a great journey! But of course they picked me. I'm the hottest one. The others... well, I just hope they don't get too jealous, having to hang out... Continue Reading →


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