Entries by Heather Fulford

Send Us Your Tips

We’d love to hear your tips for our Spring 2022 Goat issue. How do you control flyaways when spinning goat? Share your tip on the form here on the website. The person who submits our favorite tip will get a prize from us! It’s our way of saying thanks for sharing your wisdom with the […]

Voices in Wool

Clara Parkes–wool goddess–has a podcast called Voices in Wool. If you haven’t listened to it yet, do yourself a favor and find it on your favorite podcast listening platform. In particular, check out the episode with Dawn Brown. Dawn raises sheep and angora goats in Texas and runs a small mill called Independence Wool . […]

Mood: WINTER 2022 – Neck & Shoulders

Neck and Shoulders Moodboard When the weather turns chilly, it’s time to keep our neck and shoulders warm! For spinners, that means handspun scarves, cowls, and shawls. Small projects that can be quick and easy, drapey and delicate, warm and cozy, light and flowy, intricate and luxurious. No matter which you create, they all really […]

Scales and Arpeggios Spinning Exercises to Help Make Your Spinning More Consistent

Michelle Boyd If you’re faithful to your daily practicing, You will find your progress is encouraging Do mi so mi do mi fa la, so it goes Practicing your scales and your arpeggios.               -The Aristocats           When I was a student in Olds College’s Master Spinner Program, I struggled with making consistent singles, just like […]