Category Archives: interview

Indie Feature: Kami Noyes of Ranching Tradition Fiber

There are a few fiber folk that I’ve known since the beginning of this blog-thing, and Kami Noyes is one of the few to have this distinction. She runs Ranching Tradition Fiber and she was one of the first shepherds … Continue reading

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Indie Dyer and Yarn Producer: Mary Furness Weir of Maniototo Wool

Hello yarn-folk! As promised on Instagram and in Episode 72, I have an awesome interview with Mary Furness Weir of Maniototo Wool all queued up for the weekend! I first found Mary and Maniototo Wool via an Instagram post and … Continue reading

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Technique Talk: Assia Brill & Distitch

Hello fiber folk! Over the past few months, I’ve been fortunate enough to strike up a correspondence with Assia Brill, the brilliant woman behind Distitch: A New Knitting Concept. The book is brand new and when I saw it in … Continue reading

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Indie Interview: The Cocoon Tree

If you’re at all like me, you see a pretty project bag and think: what fun it would be to tote that around and pull my knitting out in the next coffee shop or during the next meeting 🙂  And, … Continue reading

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Fiber Mill Feature: Blackberry Ridge Woolen Mill

I just want to say, I love this community! There are so many interesting people to meet, so much knowledge, and so much generosity! A couple of weeks ago, Anne Bosch of Blackberry Ridge Woolen Mill got in touch with … Continue reading

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Indie Wool Feature: Independence Wool

Well, fiber folk . . . I’ve been at it again! I’ve found a lovely indie dyer for you: Dawn Brown of Independence Wool–a Texas-based mill! I discovered Dawn when I noticed an Isabell Kraemer IG post that featured a … Continue reading

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Designer Dialogue with Audrey Borrego

Hello lovely yarn folk! I was browsing around YouTube, as one does, and came across a lovely podcast that I hadn’t seen before. The host spoke French in some episodes and English in others, and I found her style to … Continue reading

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Farm Focus: Grand View Farm, VT

Hello Fiber Folk! I am so pleased to offer a two part interview with Kim Goodling, owner and shepherd at Vermont Grand View Farm! Since adopting a (temporary) flock of our own, I have been on the lookout for other shepherds … Continue reading

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Indie Dyer Feature: Two Frenchie Fibers

I have a special treat this weekend: a new-to-me (and you!) indie dyer, Cheryl Fjermedal, of Two Frenchie Fibers! I found Cheryl through Instagram and have been enjoying her recent Etsy launch–so many colors and such cute dogs (their names … Continue reading

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Indie Interview: Jen Arnall-Culliford

Hello yarn folk! Last week I had the pleasure of interviewing Jen Arnall-Culliford, who is an amazing designer, editor, and writer! She is the brilliant mind behind the Year of Techniques, a set of patterns and linked tutorials that can … Continue reading

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