Anne Merrow

Long Thread Podcast: Nilda Callañaupa Alvarez

Season 3, Episode 3: Andean weavers are using their traditional textile skills and some new assistance to meet the difficulties of today.

Long Thread Podcast: Susan Druding

Season 2, Episode 10: What do you get when you give a Free-Speech Movement activist a spinning wheel? A lifelong teacher, a Bay Area institution, and a spark for fiber arts exploration.

Long Thread Podcast: Heavenly Bresser

Season 2, Episode 8: What do you do when a new tool follows you home?

The Other Fiber Animal

In honor of #HairballAwarenessDay, we spare a thought for the greatest fiber producers in the house: our pets.

Long Thread Podcast: Deb Menz

Season 2, Episode 7: Taking the fear out of working with color

Long Thread Podcast: Linda Cortright

Season 2, Episode 5: Follow this former goat farmer on her quest for cashmere at the top of the world and seal wool at its bottom.

Long Thread Podcast: Maggie Casey & Judy Steinkoenig

Season 2, Episode 3: Ever wonder what it’s really like to own a yarn store?

Long Thread Podcast: Louie García

Season 2, Episode 1: A Pueblo fiber artist brings ancient textiles to life.

What Is Saint Distaff’s Day? (And what does it have to do with rocks?)

Saint Distaff’s Day (also known as Distaff Day, Roc Day, or Rock Day) is the day when spinners go back to work after the holidays.