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

The VG Crib at the Yarn Company in NYC

September 02, 2014

It's official we're kickin' off September with a celebration. On September 13 th from 1-5 pm, we'll be at The Yarn Company for a huge trunk show---and ribbon cutting ceremony (our 'Pad Party')---to launch our fabulous new nonvirtual venue, the crib, right in the heart of the Big Apple. What is this crib? Imagine, having a VG booth right in Manhattan for you to visit and party with our yarn. The Verdant Gryphon Crib will offer a rotating selection of  our yarns and colorways in The Yarn Company's romantic back room, with a new color palette each month, exclusively available through their store.  And when that month is over, that color palette will be gone, poof! Each season will have a... Continue Reading →

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 →

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