A. Sabine Schröder-Gravendyck

Wooly Twine in the Garden: You Can Spin it!

Four ways to use handspun twine in micro container gardens, full farmhouse gardens, or backyard orchards.

7 Ways to Use “Waste” Wool in Your Garden

If you purchase fleeces, you likely have some wool waste. Put it to use in garden beds and patio pots!

Tunisian Crochet: Spin a Cozy Case for Your Tablet or Laptop

Tunisian crochet is a bit like knitting with a crochet hook to create a woven fabric. Try pairing this easy technique with rare-breed wools!

Wool Basics: What is Grease?

Have you ever stopped to wonder what is grease? Spinning terms can often lead to confusion, even for the seasoned handspinner.

Bobbins in Your Backyard: Foraged Spinning Tools

The author details how to select, cut, and finish natural, beautiful, and sustainable storage bobbins from a variety of trees and shrubs that can be found in your backyard.

A Swatch for a Shepherd

Occasionally I let people know that I am interested in fleeces. What follows can be delightful for everyone.

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Woolly Basket

Every tool deserves a home. What better way to corral your fiber gadgets than in a handspun, handknitted basket? This project recipe from the Summer 2020 issue adapts easily to your own yarn and storage needs. Make a flock of them in different breeds!

For the Love of Stash! Tips for Managing Your Fiber Collection

Sabine loves her stash! And it provides her with endless inspiration. Here, she shares her tips for storing your fiber stash.

How to Wash Fleece and Leave the Grease

Learn how three baths and a spin keep your wool fiber full of life and vitality.