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Evolution of a Ball Band

Evolution of a Ball Band

If you’ve been a customer of Critical Sheep over the years, you’ll notice the ball band has changed a few times. Obviously, this is because we learn as we go through the motions of building the business and we learn what works best and what’s going to be most cost-effective for us so we don’t …

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Have You Seen Our Yarn?

Have You Seen Our Yarn?

A bit of sad news to share with all of you this week: On Friday night of last weekend, Tim and I decided to pull our inventory from Burlap and Lace Marketplace in Waukesha. Decisions like this are never easy and we would love to be able to keep our yarn in a store in …

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Operation Chemo Comfort At Yarn Con

Operation Chemo Comfort At Yarn Con

We are honored to partner with Operation Chemo Comfort this April at Yarn Con to offer a custom colorway Warrior in both D4 (100g skeins) and D10! 30% of all sales of Warrior will go to benefit Operation Chemo Comfort’s amazing efforts. We can’t wait to see you all at Yarn Con April 7th and …

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Maker Faire MKE 2017!

Maker Faire MKE 2017!

We had a bit of a quiet 2017 to be sure. Amanda ran out of freelance work and got a full-time gig which took up all her time, Amanda focused a lot on her health and losing a fair amount of weight, Tim and Amanda bought a house, and overall things just got very crazed …

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Trunk Show at Cream City Yarn

Trunk Show at Cream City Yarn

Oh what a delight this day was! We showed up bright and early on Sunday and unloaded a whopping 200 skeins of yarn! We dyed up 5s and 6s of all the colors and were totally ready to share the knit love with everyone around us and the entire Cream City Yarn community! We can’t …

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Sheep in the City 2017

Sheep in the City 2017

We had a wonderful time at Sheep in the City 2017, and can’t wait to give it a shot in 2019 for Midwest Fibre Frolic! Unfortunately we didn’t make it in time for 2018, but we’ll do our very best to continue bringing you the D10 and D4 in 2019!  

Just a Few Weeks Away!

Just a Few Weeks Away!

In a few short weeks, Critical Sheep will have a booth at Maker Faire Milwaukee! How great is this! Critical Sheep’s first foray into the real world and it’s going to be so much fun! So what are we doing to prepare you ask? WHELL! We have nearly 50 skeins dyed up and packaged away …

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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Critical Sheep is on Ravelry!  Now when you want to start a project with D4 Fingering, you can add the yarn and colorway to your project page! When you upload a picture of your skeins, you might just make it to the featured photos! We’re working on new colorways! Including speckles! You’ve already seen BloodRaven and …

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