15 Main Street
Freeport, ME 04032
207-869-5429
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About Me


My name is Karen Minott and for many years I’ve dreamed of owning my own yarn and fabric business. Casco Bay Fibers is the realization of that dream.

I learned to knit when I was eight-years-old thanks to my mom.  Many years later I learned to sew and discovered another passion, eventually becoming skilled at both quilting and apparel making. 

I enjoy knitting, sewing and making jewelry with a newly found interest in metalsmithing. It’s really exciting to create a one-of-a-kind outfit, like a handmade summer dress, cute knit shrug and matching jewelry.

What I love about running Casco Bay Fibers is putting to use the experience I gained from the many years of crafting and working in the industry. Now I have the opportunity to teach and serve other area hobbyists. Whether it’s picking out a fabric, yarn or pattern, or celebrating the completion of a challenging project, I find that working with my customers makes me happy.

Besides running the shop I like to ride bikes with my family, garden in my yard and joke around to make people laugh. Stop into Casco Bay Fibers today and say hello.