Icelandics (like Shetland sheep) are a very old breed that developed in harsh weather. Here are some simple steps for spinning wool from Icelandic Sheep!
Season 4, Episode 4: In the whirlwind of modern life, Melvenea Hodges says, celebrate your personal power by protecting your time to create.
With some planning, yarn dyers—and spinners—can create beautiful sock yarns with distinct stripe patterns.
Right-handed vs. left-handed. Should that influence whether your flyer should be on the right or left?
I hate washing wool. I loved my first spinning class, and I loved spinning handcarded rolags, but the part about washing fleece 2 times in soapy water and rinsing it 2 times wasn’t my favorite.
Getting ready for your first wool festival or weaving conference in a while? Here's what might be different, the same . . . or maybe better.
Season 4, Episode 1: Weaving her first skein of silk yarn was nothing like Karen Selk expected, but the fiber enchanted her enough to shape her craft, career, and the course of her life.
When making my list of what I give thanks for, there's a special place for the people who share my fiber journey. Happy Friendsgiving!
What can you learn about cloth in the hands of experts? Linda Ligon shares a peek into her silk collection, and Judith offers her impressions of the tussah, bombyx, peduncle, and other silks she finds there.