The Tie That Binds: Spinning Competition Continues

Spinning competitions are old, very old. I’m not sure when the first competition occurred, but my guess is it was not long after we started spinning fiber into yarn. Humans like to test their mettle against other humans, and spinners are no exception. Textile competitions, formal and informal, are regular features during fall harvest festivals, […]

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Singular Thinking

My Spinzilla is finally underway. After squawking for weeks to others to do their prep ahead of time, I had a total fail in that department.  Between organizing Spinzilla and working on the book, my own wheel has been sorely neglected these past few months.  After a late night wheel tune-up and stripping and prepping […]

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