Amy has degrees in modern dance, kinesiology, and physiology. She uses this background in art and science to inspire her fiber arts work. She spins, knits, teaches, writes, designs, and thinks a lot about process and creativity. She has had articles published in Spin-Off and PLY Magazine. You can find out more about her work on her website and blog: http://www.stonesockfibers.com http://stonesockblog.blogspot.com
#100-Beginning Spinning at the Wheel
#220-Knitting Petoskey Stones
#230-Diversity of Wool
#300-Creating the Yarn You Want
In this workshop, participants will be introduced to the marvelous craft of spinning yarn on a spinning wheel. We will cover the parts and workings of the spinning wheel, and we will spin “singles” ya ...
In this workshop we will knit a medallion that was inspired by the state stone of Michigan, the Petoskey stone. The medallions are flat circles, knitted from the center out. When medallions are croche ...
Merino, Cormo, Finn, Cotswold, Wensleydale, Romney, Corriedale, and more! The wool from different breeds of sheep can vary substantially in softness, strength, elasticity, luster, and feltability. Thr ...
This workshop is designed for the spinner who wants to gain greater control over the final characteristics of the yarn she or he spins. We will practice methods for controlling the thickness and twist ...