In the midst of an exciting teaching trip to New Mexico this fall, I stopped in to visit The Natural Twist. This tidy, cheerful mill in Albuquerque is where Ruth Baldwin and friends work their fiber magic on piles and piles of wool, transforming fleece into custom wool roving, yarn, and other products. Ruth, who […]

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2 Reasons You Need to Spin June Cashmere Cloud

The holiday season can be a stressful time of year—and it’s just getting started! Take a break from all of the hustle and bustle to recharge your batteries. Indulge yourself with cashmere! Need an excuse? Here are my top 2 reasons to spin June Cashmere Cloud during the holidays (or anytime of year). 1. Soft […]

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Handspun Mittens From the Mitten State

The Lower Peninsula of Michigan is in the shape of a mitten, and that’s the reason Michigan is referred to as “the Mitten State.” I live in the northwest corner of the Lower Peninsula (near the tip of the pinkie finger). Winters are long here; it can start snowing in October, with snowfall sometimes continuing […]

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We’re making a list and checking it twice. But we’re less concerned with who’s been naughty or nice. (No judgment here!) Struggling with what to give the handspinner on your list? Fear not! Whether they’re new to making yarn or a seasoned spinner, we’ve got you covered with our top five gifts for spinners. 1. […]

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Within the Interweave office is PieceWork’s Needlecraft magazine collection from the early twentieth century. Recently, the PieceWork team got together to dig through the archives and curate a collection of our favorite vintage magazine covers. As PieceWork staff members, we had a hard time narrowing it down, but we finally settled on four favorites. Wondering […]

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