Hello, I am Cynthia, the owner and dyer of Nightingale Fibers.

I learned to knit from my loving mother when I was about seven. She even ran a 4-H group called Knitters of the Round Table (because of the extra-large round table we had in our dining room growing up). I knitted on and off through high school and college. In graduate school, I started an afghan (that I never finished) but it inspired me to begin knitting again. After graduate school, working as a Nurse Midwife, I knit more regularly, expanding my skill level, and collecting wonderful yarns including stunning yarns from indie dyers.

In 2008, I took a dying and spinning workshop at Harrisville Designs from Lynne Vogel. We dyed roving during that workshop, but I was soon also dying yarn at home. And so was born, Nightingale Fibers. Just as I loved seeing a new baby born, I love seeing what comes out of my dye pots.

The yarn and fiber are dyed in my home workspace with professional grade dyes. I am mindful of my impact on the environment and recycle water throughout the dying process as much as possible. All dyes are fully exhausted before any water leaves the dye pot. Everything is rinsed after dying to remove any excess dye, but there is always a chance of a small amount of bleeding of dye with the most intense colors.

When I am not knitting or dying yarn, you can find me in my garden or taking long walks. I love wine, craft beer and the rocky shoreline of Maine.

I am helped and encouraged in this endeavor by my husband, David. He drives the trailer and helps with set up at fiber festivals, you will see him manning the checkout (he can even answer knitting related questions!). You can also thank him for timely shipment of your orders.


Nightingale Fibers
131 Francestown Road
Greenfield, NH 03047


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Shipping and Handling
We Ship 

Your package will be shipped either First Class or Priority Mail through the USPS. We ship Monday through Saturday and your order will be filled and shipped within 72 hours.

Shipping to Non USA addresses is by USPS Priority Mail International.

Shipping cost:

Up to $15.00 – $4.00

$15.01 – $75.00 – $6.00

$75.01 and up – FREE

All Territories – $12.00

Please contact for international shipping costs.

Unused yarn in the original packaging may be returned within 45 days for a refund, exchange or store credit. Customers are responsible for shipping costs associated with all returns. Please include a copy of your receipt, shipping information, email address and phone number.

Yarn being returned must have the label attached and cannot be returned if it has been re-wound or altered in any way.

Sorry, we cannot accept returns on patterns or closeout items.