After a long grey winter we welcome the sudden pop of color as Crocuses, one of the first flowers of the year, begin to peek their heads above the soil.
In homage to these beautiful spring blooms, Crocus is a luscious blend of purple tones in a soft ombre of violet, plum, and iris. Much like it's namesake, this blossom won't last for long- collect yours before they've all been picked!
November is here and it is time for The Abbey to turn our thoughts towards the upcoming holiday season. Warm cider and haunted houses make way for hot cocoa and trimmed trees.
And it's from there we draw inspiration for our newest Color Of The Month- Tannenbaum. A lovely rich shade of green, reminiscent of the boughs of the Douglas Fir.
The evergreen may remain all year, but this rope will not- get yours now before it's all gone. Available now 6mm hemp.
Inspired by the coming fall, and Washington's infamous apple season, "Cider" brings together sumptuous shades of butterscotch, ginger, and cinnamon for a rope that looks good enough to eat (though we wouldn't recommend it).
Absolutely gorgeous and absolutely impossible to replicate. Supplies are limited, so place your orders now because once it is gone, it is gone for good.
For much of the country, August is the hottest time of the year. This is the time we turn our thoughts to wading in the shallows to marvel at the hidden world left behind as the tide goes down.
Tide Pool's shimmering tones wash and flow from one to the next in shades of soft sea glass, rich aquamarine, and deep aqueous teal. If you liked last year's High Tide, you're bound to love Tide Pool.
Available now 6mm hemp.
This past month marked ten years since The Great Fire At The Abbey. Despite this passage of time, the scorch marks are still visible and the memory all too vivid. Ten years ago we watched our art and livelihood burn to the ground.
As we prepare a special commemorative Color Of The Month for July, we revisit Monk's blog post from that fateful day...
Prey's rugged patterns, inspired by forest camouflage, bring back memories of snipe hunts and lake swims.
The result of five dyes across three unique processes, Prey brings together highlights of amber, mid-tones of olive and moss, with rich accents of hunter and dark chocolate.
Catch your prey before it gets away, because once it's gone it is never to be found again.
"April showers bring May flowers, that is what they say..."
And so we bring you Foxglove. A bright spring ombre shifting through shades of of hot pink, magenta, red-violet, and mulberry.
The namesake flower may be biennial but our Foxglove blooms but once, so gather yours while you can. Available now, in 4mm and 6mm hemp.
Springtime in Seattle means the grey skies start to lift and Mount Rainier can once again be seen from the Abbey windows.
With shades of steel, deep sky, and cobalt blues all combined in our unique triple-process, Glacier brings the beautiful majesty of these legendary peaks into your hands.
Supplies are limited, so place your orders now because once it is gone, it is gone for good.
The color of lust and desire, Heartthrob is a rich ruby red.
Sexy and seductive as red rose petals, captivating as a classic red lipstick. Cooler in tone than our traditional Crimson, but guaranteed to heat things up.
Grab yours now before the heat of the moment, and this color, has passed.
Being naughty has never been so nice! The perfect gift for all of us who have been wonderfully naughty this year- Lump Of Coal. Subtle textural tones of silver, gunmetal, charcoal, and ash create the many shades of grey in Lump Of Coal.
As with all things seasonal, Lump Of Coal is here for a limited time.
What happens when you combine Monk's love of horror movies with the minion's love of all things spooky? You get Blood Drop- a fantastically multi-tonal rope in sanguine shades of red.
Get yours now, before it slips beyond the pale.
A soft sensual shade of purple, Amethyst truly lives up to it's namesake. Lighter in tone than our stock Violet, Amethyst has highlights of lilac and subtle lowlights of dusty-plum.
As with all things precious, Amethyst is available in a limited quantity.