Crowd-Sourced Natural Yarn Directory

Do you enjoy natural yarn? You don't use yarn with superwash or synthetic fibers like acrylic or nylon? Look no further! I've collated yarn brands and their bases that fall under this broad "natural" category. Organized by: Company Name Yarn Base Name Yarn Weight Fiber Content Specific Sheep Breed(s) Included Natural Plant Dye Used Country … Continue reading Crowd-Sourced Natural Yarn Directory

Figuring Out My Place in the Knitting World

When my son was a year old, I finally stopped working my Job. I worked from home, and with a medical resident for a husband, nursing, unsteady and pricey childcare (which sometimes did not stop virtual meeting attendees from hearing baby screams) and just general burn-burn-burnout, I decided enough was enough. After I stopped working … Continue reading Figuring Out My Place in the Knitting World

[GUEST POST] – Regenerative Agriculture and the Role of Fiber-Producing Animals

I know you know, dear reader, that I'm a hippy and I prefer non-superwash yarn from sheep raised in the US. Being a knitter means a lot of things to me like creating art, taking my support away from fast-trash-fashion, and keeping my mind busy with calculating angles and counting stitches. But mostly, I see … Continue reading [GUEST POST] – Regenerative Agriculture and the Role of Fiber-Producing Animals