Meet Our FiberFriend Aniqua

1. What is your name and where are you from? My name is Aniqua Wilkerson and I’m from New York City, the Bronx to be exact. 2. What is your craft? How long have you been crafting? And how did you learn? I have been crocheting for about 20 years now. I learned at 18…

Meet Our FiberFriend Whit

1. What is your name and where are you from? My name is Whitney Marie Anderson, I go by Whit or Whitney Marie. I was born and raised in San Diego, California and now I live in Oceanside, California. 2. What is your craft? How long have you been crafting? And how did you learn?…

Meet Our FiberFriend Robin

1. What is your name and where are you from? Hi, I am Robin and I am from a small town in the Hudson Valley Region of New York (close to Rhinebeck.) 2. What is your craft? How long have you been crafting? And how did you learn? I am a dyer and a knitter….

Meet Our FiberFriend Yasmenda

1. What is your name and where are you from? My name is Yasmenda McCoy and I’m from Brooklyn. 2. What is your craft? How long have you been crafting? And how did you learn? I design and create earrings with thread and yarn. My grandmother taught me to crochet when I was 5 and…

Meet Our FiberFriend Nia

1. What is your name and where are you from? My name is Nia Miles and I am from DC/PG County! 2. What is your craft? How long have you been crafting? And how did you learn? I am a crocheter, knitter, and dyer. I first learned to crochet when I was about 9 years…

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…

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…