Tag: spinning

Tools of the Trade: Etsy – A Great Place to Gather the Tools

This post was originally written August 19, 2015 after returning from my trip to Alaska.   I have just returned from a holiday visiting my friend, Larraine, in Alaska.  It was part visit (fiber retreat) at her place and part an Alaska Yarn Crawl….

History Makers: The Story of the Coast Salish Knitters

This past spring, I took a class at Tolt Yarn and Wool with Sylvia Olsen on making a Salish knitted cap. The class was inspiring and just when you thought all knitting was the same, think again.  Knitting in the technique of the Salish…

History Makers: Lois Swales

If you are a spinner that uses a spindle, I bet you will enjoy this video I am sharing from YouTube of Lois Swales, of the Missing Spindle blog.  She has a keen interest in the history of spindles and I have enjoyed learning…

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