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My Rhinebeck

I want to tell you a secret. It’s not a scary secret but I haven’t said it much to anyone, so I’m telling YOU. It’s this: I’m jealous of all of the people who got to go to Rhinebeck AKA The New York State Sheep and Wool Festival. I know what you are thinking. You […]

Craftsy loves us: Ply to knit class

Hey Spinners, Craftsy loves us! Have you noticed? Our own Jillian Moreno recently did a craftsy class called PLY to Knit (okay, it’s really just called Ply to Knit but I like writing PLY!) and I’m watching it now. Literally, right now! There’s Jillian with her great hair, dazzling smile, and cat-eyed glasses being just barely […]

We have a winner!

As much as I want to keep this fiber for myself (it’s that smooth and amazing) I must do the right thing and announce that Janelle is the winner!  She can thank the and Mary at Fancy Fibers Farm and accept the fiber as a giant thank you from us here at PLY.  I’m […]

Swing Step Cardi fiber give-a-way

It’s a gorgeous sweater, no doubt.  I’ve actually worn it.  Twice.  It’s so fitted and comfortable and warm.  Much of that goes to Amy Herzog, no doubt, she’s a fantastic designer, but the fiber had something to do with it too. Glynda McIver got to spin the fiber for Amy’s Swing Step and while it […]

Community in a Flower

Because the new issue of PLY is all about community, I’ve had the spinning community on my mind for a little bit. When Beth , Rita and I held a retreat a couple of weekends ago and I got the opportunity to immerse myself in everything I love about our world of spinning. The passion […]