Welcome to The Verdant Gryphon!!
Please step inside and peruse our hand-dyed luxury yarns. We have Standard Colourways available in all our bases and weekly updates with special colourways.
See below for a quick overview of our upcoming updates and events schedule. To find out more and for fun and chatter, please check our blog, visit us on Ravelry and Facebook, and follow us on Twitter (@dredpirateg). Fun VG swag is now available on CafePress.
- Gryphon, Rachel, Jamie, Leigh-Anne, and Steve
In June and July we are celebrating street art. 10% of Giraffe-Necked Weevil in all bases will go to a yet-to-be-determined local community art project. As of Monday, 17 June, we have collected $74.36 We hope you'll grab a skein and help the effort!
April and May have come to a close and our collecion for Blackwater Refuge has come to a close, having raised $282.62. Thank you to all of you who bought Green Hairstreak during those months!
A huge thank you to everyone who bought a skein or more of Painted Grasshawk in any base during February and March! We collected just over $500 for the local metastatic breast cancer organization METAvivor.
Want to check out our yarn for free and participate in a giving group project while you're at it? Visit Ravelry and join one of our Nomadic Knitting projects.
Earn Yarn $$ for Telling Your Friends
Our referral rewards program is now live! Check the 'My Account' page to get your referral number and give it to your friends. Every time someone uses it for their first purchase, you earn credit and they get a discount. Everybody wins! Referred by a friend? Make sure to get their code for your discount.
Please visit the VG blog each Thursday for yarny details. All times are given in Eastern Time - please see the clock at the top of the page for the current VG time.
The June-July colours are Wattle Cup Caterpillar, Cairn's Birdwing, Lilac Hawthorn Rat, Giraffe Necked Weevil, Phrictus Hopper, Big-Headed Caterpillar. They will appear for two months in Bugga!, Mithril, Traveller, and Eidos, and may also make appearances in Codex in some updates.
Monday, June 17th, 9 pm: Z. Caerulea, Fiery Searcher Beetle, and Lubber Grasshopper in Bugga!, Eidos, and Traveller; Blue Stick Insect in Codex.
Monday, June 24th, 10 am: Emerald Ash Borer in Bugga!, Eidos, and Traveller; Cowkiller and Osmia Avosetta Nest in Bugga!, Eidos, Traveller, Mithril, and Codex.
May 4-5: Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival - find us in both 20A in the Main Exhibit Hall, half way up the left wall, beside Piland's jewelry.
June 8th: World Wide Knit in Public Day - join us at Thompson Park in Easton (at the corner of Washington and Dover) from 2:30-5. Rain location: Rise Up Coffee on Dover.
August 8-11: Stitches Midwest - At last! We've decided to head out to Chicagoland for the first time and we're very excited!
September 28-29: Shenandoah Valley Fiber Festival - Another new show for us.
November 2, 2013: VG Open House - from 10 am to 4 pm, join us at the studio for a fun day of food, music, knitting hangout time, custom dyeing, and of course unlimited yarn shopping! In the evening we'll plan a dinner at a local restaurant. Stay tuned for information about local hotel group rates. Also, if you plan to stay in town, we'll having knitting and coffee time at the local and amazing Rise Up Coffee on Dover St. in Easton.