Anne Merrow


Long Thread Podcast: Rebecca Mezoff

Season 2, Episode 6: A teacher and artist on how she makes magic carpets as a tapestry weaver

Season 2, Episode 2: John Mullarkey

What can you weave with a pack of cards? More than you’d imagine…

Long Thread Podcast Episode 9: Norman Kennedy Spins Tales of Waulking

World-renowned singer, teacher, spinner, and weaver Norman Kennedy recounts how he learned to spin and weave in the old days, what it was like to be Master Weaver at Colonial Williamsburg, and what's wrong with the waulkings you've seen on television.

Les Tricoteuses: A Bastille Day Yarn

On July 14, France celebrates Bastille Day (or as they call it “Quatorze Juillet”), the anniversary of the storming of the Bastille prison in 1789 that marked a turning point in the French Revolution—well, the first of their revolutions, anyway.

Fiber Festival: Beyond the Shopping

What can you do at the sheep and wool festival? Along with the price of admission, you have access to demonstrations that can be the best part of your fiber festival weekend. Here are a few demos you can’t miss.

10 Insurance Tips for Crafters

Recent natural disasters have some of us in the office wondering what we’d do if it were us. Here are 10 insurance tips for crafters - take stock now!

Father’s Day Is for Cloth

On Father’s Day, I remember how I learned about cloth from my dad.

At the Fiber Festival: How to Shop at Sheep and Wool Festivals

Here’s how to shop at sheep and wool festivals when you want to bring home goodies.

Fiber Festivals: What Not to Miss at a Sheep and Wool Festival

Fiber enthusiasts look forward to sheep and wool festivals every year! Some even travel across the country to attend the larger festivals. Fiber festivals have more to offer than just the vendors market. Had enough shopping?

Counting Sheep (And Goats and Alpacas...)

How many breeds of sheep and goats can you count?