Ellen Sakornbut's Profile
I started this business with a friend, Wanda, who taught me a ton about how different fibers affect spinning blends. She has retired from the business, but my approach to fiber remains the same. My primary interest is in developing and supplying you as a fiber person with beautiful fiber grown on small US farms and ranches and in providing creative ways to combine fibers in yarns and spinning and felting blends.
I learn every day, and I learn best by doing. When I was still practicing my first career, I was a generalist, and I still lay claim to that, because I sew, spin, knit, crochet, felt, dye, and even weave a little. Some things I spend a lot of time on, and some just occasionally, but I try to use the fiber I am selling to you myself in some manner so I can speak directly to any questions you may have and make practical suggestions. That means I do test spins and test knits on new fibers. Besides…
- Joined May 11, 2012