Sonoma County Fibertrails

Spinning and knitting are somewhat  amalgamous you can’t have one without the other. Spinners seem to be another breed from knitters. Most spinners I have met tell me they love spinning more than knitting and that it is somewhat Zen like.… Read more

Men Knitting Behind Bars

Some of my favorite knitters (and friends) are men. There is an up tick of men knitters today as noted in this UK article in The Telegraph:  Men’s knitting: is it ‘the new yoga’?

Brandon Mably, a British knitwear designer who runs knitting classes has also noticed a boom in male interest over the past year he says: “I think the stigma of knitting just being a woman’s craft has passed,” he says, pointing to a history of men’s knitting, with many in the army and navy being taught needlework during the war.… Read more