Spindles Grow on Trees

A craftsman of fine spindles looks at a forest of trees or a woodpile in much the same way that a spinner views sheep in a field. Just like the different fleeces that we covet for their unique characteristics, each piece of lumber contains its own special attributes. Instead of micron count or staple length, […]

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Header Image Photo Credit: Noël Margaret While meandering through the Pennsylvania Endless Mountains Fiber Festival, I met Noël Margaret. I was absolutely intrigued by her ingenious approach to sculpture knitting, which combines her interests in fiber and the natural world, especially wildlife. Microdermy Knits: North American Wildlife Collection, a miniature collection of taxidermy-inspired pieces, is […]

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