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

Autumn Leaves and Monster Mashes

October 21, 2014

The autumn leaves drift by my window, The autumn leaves of red and gold... Autumn is upon us in this northern hemisphere, the most joyful season of the knitter's calendar. No longer need we eye our knitting with a fear that it will be a hot heap in our laps or stick to our humid fingers. The time has come to cuddle yarn with gleeful abandon and to plan projects for cool, crisp evening walks, or to slip on for mornings over coffee on the porch. At VG, we find ourselves looking even more longingly than usual at all the yarn we don't have time to knit (as someone on Ravelry said recently, "I want to knit ALL the projects")... Continue Reading →

Sharing the Gradient Love

September 15, 2014

We've been obsessed with gradients over here at VG for a while now, and by the enthusiastic responses to gradient pictures we've shown and the requests for help assembling gradients, we know some of you are. So we thought we'd put together a couple gradient kits with current colorways for Today's update! But how do I use them?? ask you. Anticipating uncertainty, Gryphon has written up a little instructional recipe on how to turn patterns into gradient knits, which will be included as a special gift with the kits. We're also assembling more cool gradient combinations, some of them with non-repeatable Experimental Love Child colorways, which will be available only in our booth at upcoming shows. Find them at Shenandoah... Continue Reading →


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