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Madison, CT 06443


Welcome to Madison Wool!  We are a fiber lover’s paradise, with fine yarns for hand knitting plus one of a kind, handspun art yarns that you cannot find anywhere else! 

Blog a resource for crafters and for yarn shops!

Dayna Mankowski

That is the question. is the answer. is a free resource blog for yarn shops, hand spinners, and fiber artists to use when they get asked the #1 handspun yarn question: "What can I make with THIS yarn?"

This blog will focus on intuitive patterns for knitters, crocheters, weavers, and makers - as well as interviewing farmers, artisans, and fresh behind-the-scenes glimpses of the fiber arts industry.

I thought you all might like to know where the idea of THISyarn came from. :) (written by Ashley Martineau,

Dayna Mankowski owns Madison Wool - a yarn & fiber shop that specializes in one of a kind skeins - and she is constantly getting asked, "What can you make with this yarn?" I told her that's also the question I get asked most as an art yarn spinner. Dayna told me she had always wanted to write a book of patterns for art yarn with other fiber artists in the industry and I suggested turning her book.idea into a free community-oriented online blog.

Two hours of intense creative brainstorming later - we had our domain name and I started digging up all my intuitive pattern ideas and she started putting pieces together for collaborators. I am totally stoked to be part of this project. And we're both looking forward to presenting all the amazing ideas that the art yarn community has to offer.

Thanks again for LIKING this page. You can also find us as @THISyarn on Instagram and @thisyarnblog on Ravelry. I'll keep you posted on when our first chapter will be published and what it will cover. If there is anything you would like to see please feel free to comment or contact

Our First Issue is due 11/1 and we can't wait to have you see this resource we have all been waiting for!