Category Archives: interview

Featured Artist: Helen Crawford of CrawCrafts Beasties

Sometimes a maker comes along in social media and, well, you just fall in love. That’s how it was for me with Helen and her Beasties. I caught a glimpse of a small, very stylized little being climbing a tree … Continue reading

Posted in community, Craw Craft Beasties, found, interview, knitters, knitting, maker, unexpected, unicorns | 7 Comments

Indie Dyer Feature: Sarah Hand

This weekend, it’s laboratory time! I have an interview with Sarah Hand of One Hand in the Dyepot. Sarah hails from Canada (hey, and I’ve said this before–so many awesome Canadian fiberistas out there!). Like some of the other awesome indie … Continue reading

Posted in colorway, community, custom yarn, dyeing, indie dyer, interview, yarn | 7 Comments

Indie Dyer Feature: Nicole of The Spinnacle Fiber Arts

This blog always surprises me: new fiber is discovered, techniques are learned, and community is built day by day. This weekend’s indie dyer feature came to me unexpectedly when Nicole Bottles of The Spinnacle Fiber Arts contacted me via email. … Continue reading

Posted in buttons, community, fiber, found, indie dyer, interview, Uncategorized, yarn | 4 Comments

Designer Dialogues: Laura Dear

Hello everyone and happy weekend! You made it! As many of you know, I recently knit up the Manning Park Hat and then, quickly on its heels as a test-knit, the Blackberries and Cream Hat. Both designs come from Laura … Continue reading

Posted in community, design, designer, interview, knitting, Manning Park Hat, patterns | 11 Comments

Flock Focus: Stony Creek Farmstead

Another weekend means another Fiber Focus! This time, it’s Amanda Solomon’s lovely Clun Forest flock at the Stony Creek Farmstead of NY. Amanda and I met through Ravelry and I was super excited to learn of another fiber lover and … Continue reading

Posted in breed, Clun Forest, farm, flock, interview, sheep, Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Indie Dyer Feature: Megan Morrell of Old Crow Art Yarns

Ok, Ok, I kind of geeked out in Episode 4 about Old Crow Art Yarns and Megan Morrell’s astonishing colorways. Well, lucky for me, she is OK with super-fandom and agreed to an interview on the blog! Yes! Her colorways have always … Continue reading

Posted in colorway, community, dyeing, favorites, indie dyer, interview, Old Crow Art Yarns, unicorns | 9 Comments

Indie Dyer Feature: Pigeonroof Studios

Ok folks, this is BIG! I have an interview with one of my favorite fiber dyers: Krista McCurdy of Pigeonroof Studies! Sometimes, you just have to ask  . . . I first noticed Krista’s work on one of my Facebook … Continue reading

Posted in color palette, colorway, fiber, fiber artist, indie dyer, interview, Uncategorized | 9 Comments