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April 2011

Featured Artist: Dalis Davidson of Dancing Leaf Farm

April 28, 2011

Welcome to Dancing Leaf Farm and to the Dalis Davidson Interview at Spin Artiste! Located in the foothills of Sugarloaf Mountain in rural Maryland, Dancing Leaf Farm is a small sheep farm owned and operated by Dalis Davidson.   The property includes a studio/shop filled with spinning and knitting items, hand-crafted jewelry and other gift […]

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Special Sunday Night Edition: Ukraina Socks Pattern from Storybook Fibers

April 24, 2011

As promised in the last post featuring Kristine Haddock of Storybook Fibers, tonight Spin Artiste is pleased to share Kristine’s Ukraina child sock pattern as a free download to Spinartiste.com readers! This pattern features Storybook Fibers Ukraina yarn available through her Etsy Store as well as her beautiful needles and stitchmarkers: I share Kristine’s philosophy […]

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Featured Artist: Kristine Haddock of Storybook Fibers

April 21, 2011

I met Kristine a few months ago in San Diego – we were both attending Camp Pluckyfluff at The Shepardess (a great time in a beautiful city!).  Over the course of the two days, I saw one amazing yarn after another come off of her wheel…when I decided to launch this site, I knew that […]

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Special Sunday Night Edition: Reflections on Color by Ann Pangborn

April 17, 2011

Welcome to the Special Sunday Night Edition of Spin Artiste. Tonight we have a special treat:  Fiber Artist Ann Pangborn of Wooly Bliss has graciously offered to share some thoughts on color. Before we let Ann take it away, let’s find out about Ann: For Ann Pangborn, art has always been at the center of her life.  […]

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Featured Artist: Amy Urato of Bohemia Fibers

April 13, 2011
"Blue Nile Maine" by Amy Urato of Bohemia Fibers

Our Featured Artist this week is Amy Urato of funky, artistic, and creative, Bohemia Fibers. Without further ado, presenting the Spin Artiste interview with Amy… Spin Artiste (SA): Amy, let’s start with getting a feel for your approach to your work. Amy: Our business approach is pretty simple. Provide beautiful fiber, at fair prices affordable […]

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Sunday Night Special Edition: When Yarn is Meant to be Just Yarn by Michelle Snowdon

April 10, 2011

One of the prime missions of Spin Artiste.com is to answer the question, “What can you do with ‘it’?” Recently, Michelle Snowdon, the fabulous artist known as Wooldancer, shared some thoughts on this subject in connection with an inclusion of one of her pieces in an art exhibit being held in Sydney, Australia. Her observations […]

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