Here are some good things.

A spinalong, a giveaway, some things to uplift your spirits. So how’s it going, fiber rebels? Hanging in there, I hope? Staying safe and with the most immaculately clean hands? Let me commiserate with you for a moment about the toll that all this hand-washing is taking on our poor spinning/knitting/crocheting/weaving hands. It is the […]

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Free Spinning Tutorials!

So in this new age of social distancing and forced isolation, I thought, “What can I do?” Things are feeling pretty bad right now for fiber artists, events are cancelled all over, and it just feels weird and a little doomy at the moment, so if I can offer education or at least entertainment to […]

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Why art yarn? Why from you?

Often at craft shows or at the farmers market, I’ll get asked these very smart questions, or a variation on them: Why would I buy art yarn? What can I do with it? Why would I buy it from you, and not from a more well-known company? These are really good, honest, thoughtful questions. I […]

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Spinning Yarn, Setting Goals in 2020

Crunching Numbers, Data, and Desires January is a funny time for me in my fibery biz. The first part is all about reviewing the year that just passed, and looking over what worked and didn’t – and what I can learn from those facts. I have a routine where I write out ALL the numbers […]

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Art, Creativity, and How We Move In The World

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The Ripple Effect: continuing and spreading results of an event or action.   The Butterfly Effect: the phenomenon whereby a minute, localized change in a complex system can have large effects elsewhere. Similar concepts, just varying with implied scale. Despite that, both are applicable to explore as artists or creative people. Art does not occur […]

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Return of Carder Talk Videos is Coming!

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2020 is ON, Y’all.  Now that I’m getting back into the swing of things, my regular video production is ready to step up. That means that if you liked my “Carder Talk” videos from last year – that is, videos where I create fiber batts and talk about the process interspersed with chat about other […]

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