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PLY Vlog: July 2022

In this edition of the PLY Vlog… Jacey and Jillian talk about the Goat and Mix issues of PLY. Jacey spills Goat Drama, in which we learn that you should never try to work with goats in the world of magazine photography, because they will absolutely cause chaos wherever they go. She also reveals some […]

Teach or Vend at PLYAway 2023!

Attention all fiber artists! We’re looking for a few good teachers & vendors for PLYAway 2023! The PLYAway retreat will be held at the Westin’s Crown Center in Kansas City, MO, April 18-23, 2023. Vendors: Find your application here. Due by August 1, 2022 Teachers: The application is here. Due by July 15, 2022 We […]

Write for our Drape issue!

Calling all spinners! We need a few good article ideas! Would you like to contribute to the Autumn 2023 “Drape” issue? Autumn 2023 is all about that magical shimmery dance of drape. We want to know everything that everyone knows about this alluring quality. Some yarns and projects have it and some don’t – are […]

Mix Tape for the Modern Urban Spinner

by Andrea Deck In 2020, we mixed up the fiber festival to become more accessible, more community driven, and more modern than we’d ever been before. Working with social media in new ways, shepherds, dyers, vendors, and spinners alike had to create a new mix of a truly ancient craft and a modern, uber-connected world. […]

A Knitter’s Tour of British Breeds

words by Karen Robinson | photos by Karen Robinson unless otherwise credited I have been on the most wonderful adventure – a tour through the southwest of England focused on various sheep breeds in the area. The tour was hosted through Rowan Tree Travel, and for over 10 days, a group of 16 travelers plus […]