Sometimes, I talk about business.

Right now, things are on hold for the most part. But if you have a small business, or are thinking about starting one, I have some recommendations that might be of use to you. Some of these are time sensitive, so sign up quick if possible! When it comes to business, I only ever recommend […]

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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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