Meet Our FiberFriend

1. What is your name and where are you from? I’m Aja (Asia) and I’m from a remote island in southeast Alaska. I now live in Anchorage Alaska. 2. What is your craft? How long have you been crafting? And how did you learn? I’ve been knitting for 15 years. I love it so much….

Meet Our FiberFriend: MelanatedBohoBae

1. What is your name and where are you from? Amanda Solomon. The city! Was born upstate and moved down to NYC when I was really young. Now I bounce between the two places, depending on the season. 2. What is your craft? How long have you been crafting? And how did you learn? Spinning…

ItsReallyRelle’s Visit to Wild Hand

I decided that 2020 will be my year of learning. One of my goals is to take classes to learn at least two new fiber related crafts. Recently, I visited a yarn shop in Philadelphia called Wild Hand and took a beginner drop spindle class. I really enjoyed myself and I left the class with…

ItsReallyRelle Vogue Knitting Live Sweater

Of all the fiber festivals that I’ve attended, Vogue Knitting Live in New York City is by far my favorite. This three day festival is full of yarn and knitting/crocheting and all of my favorite fiber friends. I have been attending this festival since 2016 and each year I knit a sweater to wear at…

Meet Our October Crafting Friend

1. What is your name and where are you from? Ciara LeRoy a.k.a Pretty Strange. I grew up in Dayton, Ohio, and currently reside in Lexington, KY 2. What is your craft? How long have you been crafting? And how did you learn? I am a multi-disciplinary handicraft artist, which means I do A LOT…

Meet Our September FiberFriend

1. What is your name and where are you from? My name is Nkese Lewis. I am originally from Washington state, but I now live in Florida. It’s funny because when I say I’m from Washington in the south people automatically assume I mean Washington, DC. 2. What is your craft? How long have you…

Meet Our August FiberFriend

1. What is your name and where are you from?  Hi! I’m Tamy Gore, born and raised in Jamaica, went to college in Germany and lived there for around 10 years until I moved to the US where I now live in NJ. Goodness, that reads like a long answer!  2. What is your craft?…

Meet Our June FiberFriend

1. What is your name and where are you from? My name is Natalia McHayle, however, family and friends all know me as Talia. 2. What is your craft? How long have you been crafting? And how did you learn? I’m a 95% self taught crocheter.  I’ve been crocheting since 2014, however I thought I…

Meet Our May FiberFriend

1. What is your name and where are you from? My name is Constance. I am originally from Tuskegee, Alabama; however, I reside in Columbia, South Carolina as I pursue my PhD in Library and Information Science at the University of South Carolina. 2. What is your craft? How long have you been crafting? And…

Meet Our March FiberFriend: RemedyFibers

1. What is your name and where are you from? My name is Jillian Padilla and I am originally from the Bronx, NYC. I moved to New Jersey in 2010 and have been here for about 8 years. My family is Puerto Rican and Cuban! 2. What is your craft? How long have you been…

Meet Our February FiberFriend: Raging Purlwind

1. What is your name and where are you from? Hi, Everyone! My name is Rebecca McKenzie and I live in Gainesville, Virginia. 2. What is your craft? How long have you been crafting? And how did you learn? The craft that I am most passionate about is knitting. I have been knitting for about…

Meet Our January FiberFriend: Tiffany Banks

1. What is your name and where are you from? Hey there! My Name is Tiffany Banks I am the owner and creator of Wood Antler & Bloom.  I was born and raised in Baltimore, MD where I still reside.    2. What is your craft? How long have you been crafting? And how did…