Associate Editor of Spin Off and PieceWork magazines.
This Valentine’s Day (or any day) say you love someone with sheep’s wool!
From the moment I saw the Mixlace Poncho by Denise Lavoie as a new Spin Off staffer in 2016, I knew it would look fabulous in handspun yarn.
Cyber Fiber Farm Club gives those who live too far away to visit in person an opportunity to learn more about the sheep and day-to-day life on a small-scale farm.
While you’re keeping your eyes on your drafting and your feet are treadling away at the spinning wheel, what’s on your feet?
When attending a fiber festival fleece-judging event, do you ever wonder what qualities wool judges look for in a fleece? We wanted to know, too! We asked the coach of a wool-judging team how fleeces are graded.
We thought we’d give a shout-out to the brave and supportive souls who live with a handspinner.
Whether you knit, crochet, or weave, all these crafts have one thing in common: they require yarn. Better yet, make your project with handspun yarn!
Facilitating the connection between shepherds and spinners was the inspiration behind My Local Wool, a website that helps fiber farms sell their wool directly to fiber artists and helps makers find resources for local fiber.
It’s sheep shearing time! The Museum of Appalachia, in Clinton, Tennessee, celebrates this magical rite of spring every year with Sheep Shearing Day.