by Stephannie Tallent When I was planning The Wild West: Stranded, I wanted to show variety in not just the designs but the yarns. I chose to work with two yarn companies, Elemental Affects...
by Lori Law Owner: Rachel Brown Shop: http://www.porpoisefur.com/ Q: How did you decide to start an indie fiber business? I decided to start my own dyeing business in the summer of 2011. My training is as...
by Robin Nistock Cotswold sheep have been in the United States since at least the early 1800s but because of dwindling demand during the mid 1900s the breed almost became extinct. Thanks to the...
In this spotlight, we meet Heather of Winemakerssister.
Kim Kaslow of The Woolen Rabbit. […]
This issue we feature Beata Jezek of Hedgehog Fibres. […]
This Issue, Anne chats with Michelle Szeghalmi-Shirley of The Sweet Sheep Wool Shoppe. […]
Are you a club-hopper? Always looking for excitement? Here are some wonderful clubs for you to check out. […]
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Felicia Lo of SweetGeorgia Yarns. […]
Meet Ginny Tullock of FatCatKnits. […]
I first learned about CVM/Romeldale sheep from an article written by Laurie Ball-Gisch for The Shepherd magazine in January 2002. I was raising a small flock of sheep but looking to commit to one breed with both preservation and fine wool in mind. And so began my instant fondness and affection for the rarest, most endangered breed of sheep in North America today.
If you are spinner, you know that it’s great fun choosing a fiber to spin, and simply sitting down at your wheel and letting yourself enjoy the process of creating yarn. There’s nothing wrong with that at all, but what if you want to reverse the process, and have a commercial yarn in mind that you’d like to duplicate for a specific project or project type?
Corriedale wool, Corriedale yarn, Corriedale sheep….what do you think of when you hear Corriedale? […]
This limited edition version of Soak by The Sweet Sheep is delightful! […]
Have you wondered what all the buzz is about the Phat Fiber boxes? This month, we’ll give you a peek into the October box and tell you a little bit about the sampler boxes. […]